Professor Todd Gitlin Lecture

Professor Todd Gitlin
Department of Culture and Communication
New York University

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on November 4, 2000 at 8:15 p.m. in Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.

The Overloaded Self in a Jump-Cut Culture

Dr. Gitlin holds degrees in mathematics, political science and sociology. A central figure in the study of mass media, communications and journalism, he has authored eight books, including The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage and The Twilight of Common Dreams: Why America is Wracked by Culture Wars. He has spoken to overflow audiences at universities and public venues in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa. He is a regular commentator on the CBC, National Public Radio in the U.S. and for the New York Times. He has received awards from the National Endowment of the Humanities, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the MacArthur Foundation.

Fall Program 2000
Sep 16, Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 14, Oct 21, Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 18, Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9.

Background Information

(Compiled by Ted Powell)

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