Trees, Media, and Materiality: The Legacies of the Industrial Newspaper in North America


Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:30 to 14:00


Buchanan Tower, Room 1197
1873 East Mall
Vancouver , BC


Dr. Stamm’s talk traces the history of the twentieth century US newspaper from its origins in Canadian forests to the hands of its American readers.

This is a guest lecture hosted by the UBC History Department Media Cluster. 


About the Presenter

Dr. Stamm, a political and cultural historian, has explored in his work topics such as the political economy of news and journalism, the materiality of media, the relationship between radio sound and printed text in the 1930s, media reform campaigns in the 1960s and 1970s, the intellectual history of communication theory, and religious broadcasting on radio and television.