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CIC Nipissing: Imperial Waves: The BBC and 1930s Canadian Broadcasting

November 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST


On Tuesday November 29th, 2016, the Nipissing District Branch of the Canadian International Council (CIC) is pleased to present, “Imperial Waves: The BBC and 1930s Canadian Broadcasting” This presentation will be made by Dr. Sean Graham. Drawing on his scholarly work, Dr. Graham will reflect on the international evolution of radio broadcasting.

This talk will be held on Tuesday November 29th, 2016 from 7 – 9:00 pm at NIpissing University in Room A226. This event is free to CIC Members, members of the general public and students. It is open to all. Please register with the online registration system before Tuesday November 29th, 2016 (Link below). Seating is limited.

Speaker’s Biography
Dr. Sean Graham is a historian of North American media and broadcasting. His current manuscript, which is under contract with the University of Toronto Press, examines the early years of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and its efforts to establish its place within the North American radio environment of the 1930s. In addition, he has written a manuscript with noted expert Jean-Marie Leduc on the history of skates which is currently under review. He is a research affiliate in the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, where he was the William Lyon Mackenzie King post-doctoral fellow for 2015-2016. He is also an editor at Activehistory.ca and host/producer of the History Slam Podcast. Lastly, but significantly, he is an alumni of the Nipissing University History program.

Event Partners
Department of History, Nipissing University

Date and Time
Tuesday November 29, 2016
7:00pm to 9:00pm

Nipissing University
Room A226, 100 College Drive
North Bay, ON  P1B 8L7

This is a free event. Please register online by clicking HERE.

Event Contact
John Allison | johna@nipissingu.ca | (705)474-3461


November 29, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST