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Friday March 24, 2017 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Wilson Building (LRW), Room 2001

Book Talk: Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

by Marc Raboy, Full Professor, Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications, McGill University Department of Art History and Communication Studies.

Prof. Raboy will discuss his recently-published book, Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World (OUP, 2016), which was  short-listed for the Governor General’s Award for English-language non-fiction and short-listed for the RBC Taylor Prize.  His book has been reviewed in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Nature.  It has been long-listed for the British Columbia National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. It was listed by the National Post as one of the top 99 books of 2016, by Nature as one of the top 20 books of 2016, and is the subject of a CBC Ideas episode.