Two recent M@M events -- Beyond Wikileaks: Journalism, Politics and Activism one year after Cablegate, and Miranda July's launch of her new book It Chooses You -- were audio-recorded. These recordings are now available for download from our site, or you can subscribe to all of our audio recordings on your iPod, via the M@M podcast channel on iTunes.
AUDIO: Miranda July's launch of her new book It Chooses You. (~72MB)
With the appearance of former and current gadflies among the panel speakers for this combined Media@McGill and McGill Development and Alumni Relations event, the discussion on the precarious future of the gadfly press promised to be a spirited one.
Gore Vidal, the outspoken author, playwright, essayist, screenwriter and political activist, gave the 2011 Media@McGill Beaverbrook Annual Lecture on Friday, 29 April, at 6:30 p.m.
This free public lecture was held on the campus of McGill University, Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke West, in room 132. (map)
Throughout his long and controversial career, Gore Vidal has been a prominent figure of interest to the American and international media as well as a keen and critical observer of the media. Highlighting this experience, Media@McGill was proud to partner with the Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival to present the 2011 Media@McGill Beaverbrook Annual Lecture, entitled "Questioning Gore Vidal: On the Media".
On Friday April 1st starting at 2:30pm, Media@McGill invited the public to a free international event (keynote talk and panel discussion) regarding social media and social movements in the Middle East and North Africa.
Media@McGill welcomed Dr. Joanna Zylinska as its Beaverbrook Visiting Scholar for winter 2011. During her two-week residency, Zylinska presented a keynote talk on 13 January 2011, entitled The Human after the Post-humanist Critique or, the Fantasy of Interspecies Ethics.