University of Toronto hosts Worldviews conference


The relationship between the media and higher education in a complex and quickly shifting landscape will be the focus of the Worldviews conference at the University of Toronto June 19 to 21.

“Media and the academy have existed in parallel universes over recent years,” says Jeffrey Dvorkin, director, University of Toronto Journalism Program at the University of Toronto Scarborough. “This is an attempt to see how we can connect these two sectors in a really effective way.”

The conference will bring together academics, journalists, communications professionals and administrators from around the world to discuss themes such as the growth of global university campuses, the future of higher education and journalism, the roles of universities, and academic freedom in relation to civic needs.

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