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Marcel O’Gorman

Professor of English Language and Literature; University Research Chair & Founding Director, Critical Media Lab, University of Waterloo

I am currently working on the broad theme of “Digital Abstinence.” This work involves philosophical writing, performance, a large-scale art installation, and the drafting of reports geared to inform policy makers about the impacts of technology (particularly handheld devices) on the well being of children, teens, and the elderly. For a sampling from this project, see my article in Slate Magazine on the performance piece called “Digital Tabernacle.”

Areas of graduate supervision

Critical theory

Media theory

Digital humanities

Digital art and design




New critical methodologies

My hometown is Windsor, Ontario, which sprawls out in the shadows of the Detroit skyline. This might explain my obsession with border culture and interdisciplinary work. I completed a BA in French

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Dubai becomes first in the world to provide cultural visa

Dubai has always been encouraging towards art and culture. The city’s metropolitan vibe has always attracted artists from across the globe to showcase their art in Dubai.

Making it a global hub of culture, art and creativity, the idea to grant cultural visas will open doors for artists from across the globe, making Dubai a global centre for culture. The decision comes from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, who adopted a new system to grant the first cultural visa in the world.

The initiative will position UAE as the leader of the global cultural scene which will attract writers, artists, and creators alike. The new phase of the cultural visa initiative will not only be a global artistic hub but will also boost the economy around cultural activities.

According to the Dubai Culture and Arts

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Rosenblatt Securities Increases World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) Price Target to $62.00

World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE) had its price objective upped by equities research analysts at Rosenblatt Securities from $50.00 to $62.00 in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, Analyst Price Targets reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Rosenblatt Securities’ price target indicates a potential upside of 7.94% from the company’s current price.

Other equities research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Zacks Investment Research raised World Wrestling Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $55.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, January 21st. MKM Partners dropped their target price on World Wrestling Entertainment from $58.00 to $50.00 in a report on Tuesday, October 6th. Berenberg Bank started coverage on World Wrestling Entertainment in a report on Wednesday, September 30th. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Barclays started coverage on

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FY2020 EPS Estimates for World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) Increased by Analyst

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:WWE) – Investment analysts at Northcoast Research increased their FY2020 earnings per share estimates for World Wrestling Entertainment in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday, January 28th. Northcoast Research analyst J. Healy now forecasts that the company will earn $1.57 per share for the year, up from their prior forecast of $1.53. Northcoast Research also issued estimates for World Wrestling Entertainment’s Q4 2020 earnings at $0.17 EPS.

Several other research firms also recently issued reports on WWE. Zacks Investment Research raised World Wrestling Entertainment from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $55.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Thursday, January 21st. Benchmark upped their price objective on World Wrestling Entertainment from $55.00 to $62.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Barclays initiated coverage on shares of World

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