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Newsletter of the Mercurians, in the Society for the History of Technology

Volume 11, No. 1, November 1998

Mercurial Matters

Session Planning: 1999 and 2000

Mercurians Books?

Robert Arns Awarded IEEE Prize

Web Site in Progress

Signal Processing Monographs

Toward a History of Information Systems

Misreading the Supreme Court: A Puzzling Chapter in the History of Radio

Access Denied: The Beginning and End of the Information Society

Book Review
Universal Service

Media Ecology Assoc.

Film Studies Conference

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Media Ecology Association

If you are interested in:

* the nature, history, and impact of technology, media, and symbol systems

* the study of communication, consciousness, and culture

* technological determinism, media evolution, information and cybernetics

* the study of media codes, media literacy, and media education

* oral, scribal, typographic, and electronic cultures

* the graphic revolution and image culture

* scholars such as Marshall McLuhan, Harold Innis, Walter Ong, Neil Postman, Lewis Mumford, and Jacques Ellul;


then you should know about theMedia Ecology Association.


There is no membership fee at present-all that is required is to register by sending your name, address, telephone number, email address, affiliation, and title to: Sue Barnes, Executive Secretary, Media Ecology Association, Dept. Of Communication & Media Studies, Fordham University, Bronx, New York 10458, <>.