Dr. Peter Urquhart
Contact InformationEmail: email@example.com
Phone: (519) 884-0710 ext.4150
Office Location: DAWB 3-143
Office Hours: Currently on leave.
Academic BackgroundPhD, McGill University
My teaching and research interests mostly surround popular visual media with a special interest in film and television studies. I also study and/or teach cultural policy, national popular cultures, popular music studies and media history. Recent or forthcoming publications include:
Cultural Industries.ca: Making Sense of Canadian Media in the Digital Age. Co-edited with Ira Wagman. Toronto: Lorimer, 2012, 262 pp.
“This Content is Not Available in Your Region: Geo-Blocking Culture in Canada,” (co-authored with Ira Wagman) in Dynamic Fair Dealing: Creative Canadian Culture Online, Rosemary Coombe, Darren Wershler, and Martin Zelinger (eds.). Toronto: U of Toronto Press, forthcoming 2013.
“Canadian Film Does Not Exist,” in Communications in Question: Competing Perspectives on Controversial Issues in Communication Studies (second edition). Josh Greenberg and Charlene D. Elliot (eds.). Toronto: Nelson, 2012.
“Success: Film and Television,” in Cultural Industries.ca: Making Sense of Canadian Media in the Digital Age . Wagman and Urquhart (eds.). Toronto: Lorimer, 2012.
“Meatballs Matters,” in Visual Communication and Culture: Images in Action, Jonathan Finn (ed.). Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2011: 340-9.