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Sandy Pearlman
Marshall McLuhan Centenary Fellow Sandy Pearlman Passes Away

We are saddened to announce that Sandy Pearlman, a poet, writer, songwriter, producer of The Clash and Blue Öyster Cult, manager, professor, and visionary, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2016 in Marin County, California. Since August 2014, he was a Marshall McLuhan Centenary Fellow at The McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology. On behalf of Interim Director, Seamus Ross, and Dean Wendy Duff, we offer our deepest condolences to his family.

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Call for Applications for Director of the McLuhan Centre

Dear McLuhan Centre Colleagues and Friends It is a great pleasure to be able to forward you the call for applications for the position of Director of the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology [with the rank of associate or full professor at University of Toronto]. This is a major milestone for us as it represents a significant commitment on the part of the Faculty of Information (aka UofT iSchool) and the University of Toronto to securing the future growth and development of the McLuhan Centre. Thank you all for your commitment and support of the Centre in past years. Can I ask you to read the position description and to encourage suitable applicants to put in an application. Once again, thank you for your support for and engagement with the McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology. Yours Seamus Professor…