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Communication Studies Hosts Presentation on Digital Policy

October 13th, 2011

Huntington University’s Communication Studies Department is pleased to host a public presentation by Dr. Leslie Regan Shade, an Associate Professor from the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University. The discussion, scheduled to occur from 4:00pm-5:30pm on Monday, November 7, 2011 at The Lougheed Teaching and Learning Centre of Excellence at Huntington University, will explore digital policy issues and how citizens are activating digital policy for the public interest through various strategies of intervention.

Dr. Leslie Regan Shade research focus since the mid-1990’s has been on the social and policy aspects of information and communication technologies (ICTs), with particular concerns towards issues of gender, youth, and political economy. Her latest book is The Internet Tree: The State of Telecom Policy in Canada 3.0, co-edited with Marita Moll for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Recent research focuses on media reform, mobiles for development, and youth and digital policy literacy.

REGISTRATION IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Janis Goldie
Chair, Communication Studies Department
Huntington University
Tel: 705-673-4126 ext 213
E-mail: jgoldie@huntingtonu.ca

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