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Michael DarrochProfessor Michael Darroch will lecture on “Unorthodox Anthropology: Edmund Carpenter and Canadian Media Studies” Wednesday in Katzman Lounge.

Lecture to take anthropological approach to Canadian media

Michael Darroch, professor in the School of Creative Arts, will deliver his free public lecture “Unorthodox Anthropology: Edmund Carpenter and Canadian Media Studies” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, in Katzman Lounge, Vanier Hall.

Dr. Darroch is an associate professor of media art histories and visual culture, co-director of the In/Terminus creative research collaboration, and the 2016/17 University of Windsor Humanities Fellow.

Wednesday’s presentation will draw on his book project on the genesis of Canadian media culture in the last century and the extraordinary link between Carpenter and Marshall McLuhan. The event is part of the Humanities Research Group’s Martin Wesley Lecture Series; a reception will follow the presentation.