This Fall, Marc Raboy begins his term as the Chair of McGill University’s Department of Art History and Communication Studies. For more information, visit: www.mcgill.ca/ahcs
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Marconi reviewed in New York Times. Major reviews have also appeared so far in Nature and New Scientist
Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World was reviewed in the New York Times, Nature, and New Scientist. “[Raboy] is especially adroit at portraying how Marconi was swept up in the modern world he helped create… Marconi really hums when Raboy details how his subject was implicated in the social and political effects of wireless…Marconi, …
Excerpt from Marconi published in The Daily Beast
How Marconi Gave Us the Wireless World In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern communication Contact: A hundred years before iconic figures like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs permeated our lives, 60 years before Marshall McLuhan proclaimed media to be “the extensions …
Op-ed by Marc Raboy published in Los Angeles Times
“The first company that wanted to ‘connect the world’ wasn’t Google or Facebook” Marc Raboy publishes opinion piece in LA Times.
Marc Raboy interviewed by Phillip Adams on Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Late Night Live
Marc Raboy was interviewed by host Phillip Adams on the ABC’s Radio National program Late Night Live. Listen to the episode here.
Marc Raboy chairs plenary session on Communication Rights at IAMCR conference in Leicester, UK
Marc Raboy chairs a plenary session on Communication Rights at the 2016 International Association for Media and Communication Research conference in Leicester, UK on July 29th. More details on the conference’s plenaries are available here. The theme of IAMCR 2016 is “Memory, Commemoration and Communication: Looking Back, Looking Forward”.
Book Announcement | Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World
“An obvious labor of love, this is the definitive biography of Marconi.” —Susan J. Douglas, author of Listening In: Radio and the American Imagination “MARCONI is a tour de force, revealing the fascinating history of one of the most influential figures in the history of modern technology and the communications revolution.” —David Kertzer, author of The …