I totally broke the rules too. Most people just list the first five websites they go to every day, or go back through their browser histories. I wrote an essay, I listed more than 5 websites, and they’re not exactly the first five I hit in sequence (Create Digital Music is usually read at night). […]
Let us descend for a moment into some rather exquisite gossip from the intellectual history of communication studies. Commenting on Herb Schiller, a scholar noted for his radicalism, James Carey said in a 2006 interview: …he was supremely bourgeois. When the troubles began in the 1960s, Herb couldn’t be bothered. He was home reading The […]
Perhaps it’s always been this way, but from my perspective it seems that the Office for Students with Disabilities at McGill has been expanding their mandate in productive ways. Where I used to think of them as a part of student services (which they most emphatically still are), they are getting more involved in promoting […]
#6party in their own words. CKUT press release on the James Admin occupation CKUT response to the Provost’s memo QPIRG statement on the occupation Also, the hate mail is starting to roll in. More on that later.
I had occasion to read the October 4th, 1968 issue of TIME magazine (Canada edition!) cover to cover last night.* There is something magical about reading periodicals from another era, where what we experience as history is rendered as quotidian life, and you get a glimpse of how your own moment, as it is rendered […]
MFLAG gets a little Global coverage.
This one from my friend Michelle Hartman –*– My name is Michelle Hartman, I teach in the Institute of Islamic Studies and I am a member of MFLAG. The last time I spoke out on an amplified system to you all, at another student organized teach-in, I linked the treatment of the striking workers from […]