Carleton Launches Writers Meet Readers Showcase

Carleton’s Faculty of Public Affairs is launching a new event intended to showcase the books being produced by faculty members. The inaugural Writers Meets Readers takes place on Thursday, Feb. 28, and will give the public a chance to engage with Carleton’s academic authors in a casual and fun setting.

The first event features Alternative Media in Canada by Carleton Communications Prof. Kirsten Kozolanka. The author will be in attendance along with a panel including Carleton Communications Prof. Karim Karim, Apartment613 founder and editor Katrina Marsh, as well as parliamentary correspondent and contributor Karl Nerenberg.

This event is free and open to the public, though registration is required. Click here for more information and to register.

Where: The Georgetown Pub, 1159 Bank Street, Ottawa

When:  Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

About the book:
Alternative Media in Canada challenges the notion of what media is, its role in policy and society, and why it matters to everyone who consumes mass media. This path-breaking volume gets to the heart of this question by focusing on the three interconnected dimensions that define alternative media in Canada: structure, participation, and activism.

About the authors:
Kirsten Kozolanka is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Communication at Carleton University in Ottawa. Co-authors Patricia Mazepa and David Skinner are both associate professors in the Department of Communication Studies at York University in Toronto.


For more information:
Chris Cline
Media Relations Co-ordinator
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 1391