Philosopher Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980)

Marshall McLuhan was a Canadian communications theorist and educator, whose aphorism “the medium is the message” summarized his view of the influence of television, computers, and other electronic disseminators of information in shaping styles of thinking and thought.

Presented by Dr. John Dennis Anderson

Dr. John Dennis Anderson, a native Texan living on Cape Cod, is a performance studies scholar and Professor Emeritus at Emerson College. He appeared at the Okla. Chautauqua twice as Henry James and William Faulkner, and as Washington Irving, Lynn Riggs, and Ernest Hemingway.

He received the Nat'l Communication Association’s Leslie Irene Coger Award for Distinguished Performance and Lilla Heston Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Interpretation and Performance Studies.
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