Recently the Pandora’s Box of how best to reform our institutions of higher learning has been opened on a number of fronts. Government officials are heard in the media talking about us becoming “road kill” on the information superhighway if we don’t get rid of the “sages on stages” approach to teaching. The Ontario Government’s [...]
The second edition of Mann's book Understanding Society: A Survey of Modern Social Theory (Oxford University Press) was published in September 2010 and is the only major text on modern social theory in print in Canada. He is also working on essays that will interpret comics and graphic novels in philosophical and political terms in connection with the lectures that he is currently writing.
The rules of election campaigning have changed yet again: It’s no longer about policy, or even just about image, but about meta-politics – image politics taken to its absolute degree.
The myth of the noble entrepreneur, the hard-working engine of job creation, dies hard.
Canada’s recent election shows our politics are at risk of becoming a type of showbiz.
The decisions of students, professors, and administrators have resulted in deep-seated flaws in the political, economic, and ideological structure of our schools.
Doug Mann snags an interview with the Vancouver-based Stargate actor during FanExpo 2010.
At the Toronto FanExpo Space booth, Doug Mann talks to actor Ryan Robbins about his current role as a werewolf and his past life in the circus.
A sci-fi fanatic gets starry-eyed at the “nerdgasm” that was Toronto’s FanExpo 2010.
Doug Mann sits down with the star of the upcoming horror movie Women’s Studies.
Doug Mann talks fairy tales and superheros with Ralph Tedesco, owner of comics company Zenescope.