Author: mraboy

Marc Raboy’s recent appearances

Presentation at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination (LISD), Princeton University, “Marconi and the 20th century triumph of radio,” April 7, 2017 Participation as “celebrity author” at BiblioBash, Toronto Public Library, April 27, 2017 Panelist, “Does a biography have the last word?” (with Rosemary Sullivan and Laurent Seksik), Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, Montreal, April 29, …

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Marc Raboy to speak at Ryerson and McMaster

Marc Raboy will speak at Ryerson University on Thursday March 23rd, at 7 pm. The event, organized by Prof. Jeremy Shtern, is sponsored by The Office of the Dean of the Faculty of Communication and Design (FCAD), the Ryerson School of Creative Industries and The Global Communication Governance Lab. Venue: Rogers Communications Centre, room 204 …

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Latest Marconi reviews, articles and broadcasts

Reviews Journalism History, 42, 3, Fall 2016, 178-179 (Noah Arceneaux) Canadian Journal of Communication, 42, 1, 2017 (Rowland Lorimer) National Post (Zane Schwartz, March 4, 2017) Articles Montreal Review of Books (Sara Spike, February 24, 2017) Huffington Post (Marc Raboy, February 27, 2017) Globe and Mail (Mark Medley, February 28, 2017) CBC Books (March 2, …

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Marc Raboy speaks at Atwater Library

Marc Raboy focussed on Marconi’s many local connections during a lunchtime talk at Montreal’s Atwater Library. One of the highlights – not included in his book! – was the story of McGill University’s unsuccessful efforts to prevent Marconi from erecting a radio transmitter on top of Mount Royal because it feared the signal would interfere …

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