Media@McGill | Notable Speakers

Seymour Hersh

2006 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: "Report from Washington"
October 26th, 2006

John Durham Peters

Beaverbrook Visiting Scholar Lecture: “Free Speech in a Global Era”
March 12, 2007

Tariq Ali

2007 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: "New Wars, New Media"
October 4, 2007

Amy Goodman

Keynote at CKUT conference: "Media democracy and community radio"
October 19, 2007

Gilberto Gil

2008 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: "Digital Culture: Re-inventing America’s New World Dream"
February 15-16, 2008

Sara Ahmed

"Killing Joy: Feminism and the History of Happiness"
March 20, 2009

Angela Davis

2009 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: "Media, Race and Power: The Case of Oscar Grant"
October 1, 2009

Preston Manning

In conversation with Darin Barney on the politics of science and technology in Canada
November 12, 2009

Barbara Ehrenreich

2010 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: "Reinforcing the Culture of Optimism"
November 18, 2010

Gore Vidal

2011 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: "Questioning Gore Vidal on the Media"
April 29, 2011

Miranda July

Book launch: It Chooses You
November 14, 2011

Lisa Gitelman

"New Media and Scholarly Communication: A History"
January 12, 2012

Al Gore

2013 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: Al Gore on Technology and the Future of Democratization
November 5, 2013

Walter Benn Michaels

Beaverbrook Visiting Scholar Lecture: "Diversité, egalité ou théâtralité? From Mallarmé and Meillassoux to Arthur Ou and Mabou"
October 7, 2014

Glenn Greenwald

2014 Beaverbrook Annual Lecturer
October 23, 2014

Steven Salaita

Uncivil Rites: Academic Freedom and the Corporate University
March 13, 2015

Yes Men / Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno

The Yes Men Are Revolting!
April 8, 2015

Wendy Brown

2015 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: "Neoliberalism Contra Democracy: Ten Theses.”
October 13, 2015

Sheila Watt-Cloutier

2016 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture
October 24, 2016

Edward Snowden

Public talk via videoconference
November 2, 2016

Alanis Obomsawin & Jarrett Martineau

2018 Beaverbrook Annual Lecture: "Insurgent and Resurgent Media"
April 4, 2018