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Losing the War of Academic Independence: Tales from the Trenches on Both Sides of the Atlantic

Location:
University of Notre Dame London Centre, 1 Suffolk Street, London SW1Y 4HG
Date(s):
23 October 2009 17:30-19:30

The Centre for Cultural Studies Research at the University of East London and the University of Notre Dame London Centre invite you to a public lecture with David Gunkel and Paul A Taylor, authors of the recent Times Higher Education Supplement article 'Winning the War of Independence' on differences between higher education in the US and UK. The lecture will be introduced by Ann Mroz and Greg Kucich and chaired by Mica Nava.

David J. Gunkel is Presidential Teaching Professor in the Department of Communication at Northern Illinois University. He is author of Hacking Cyberspace (2001) and Thinking Otherwise: Philosophy, Communication,Technology (2007). 

Paul A. Taylor has been a visiting scholar in US and Europe. He is a regular contributor to Radio 4 programmes and is author of Hacking: Crime in the Digital Sublime (1999) and the forthcoming Zizek and the Media.

Ann Mroz is editor of Times Higher Education.

Greg Kucich is director of the London Program, University of Notre Dame in England.

Mica Nava is co-director of the Centre for Cultural Studies Research, University of East London, and author of Visceral Cosmopolitanism (2007).

Refreshments will be served.   
THE EVENT IS FREE BUT YOUR NAME MUST BE ON THE GUEST LIST TO GAIN ENTRY PLEASE EMAIL g.s.perkins@uel.ac.uk WITH YOUR DETAILS.

Website:
http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=407976

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