"'2001: A Space Odyssey' turns 50: Why HAL endures," Christian Science Monitor. April 3rd, 2018.
"Canadians making the switch from cable to online TV," City News Winnipeg. March 31st, 2018
"Tinker, Tailor, Sparrow, Water - Why the recent resurgence in Cold War-themed pop culture?" The Uniter. March 22nd, 2018
"An emoji's worth a thousand words - pictures add nuance to short-form text communication." The Uniter. March 29th, 2018
Keynote and Q&A: The Alt-Right Movement March 15th, 2018.
From the UW News Centre: Rhetoric Prof Shares Research on Classic Sci-Fi and New Media March 19th, 2018.
Hello, Dave…or rather, Dr. Matthew Flisfeder. The Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications professor is the keynote speaker at an upcoming event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s classic sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey, at the Gershman Y in Philadelphia on March 24. Read More.
CTV News Winnipeg: Hedley Performing in Winnipeg Despite Allegations March 17th, 2018.
Between the Bylines Podcast Interview: The Realities of VR. February 8th, 2018.
Dr. Matthew Flisfeder is an expert in media studies with a few concerns about how virtual reality will change our grasp on real life. With the Oculus Go coming just around the corner, we talk about what it means to have Facebook in the driver seat of this new technology and what it has to do with fake news.
Segment on Focus Manitoba (Global) About "Ghost Signs" January 24th, 2018.
Book Launch Announcement from the UW News Centre
“Blade Runner is a film that continues to impress upon our historical present. It is stylistically and thematically relevant to our postmodern present, and resonates with our experiences of post-crisis neoliberal capitalism,” said Flisfeder. “Its troubling of human subjectivity and agency provides a cognitive mapping of sorts for our own understandings of race, class, and gender, and puts these in the context of the digital world in which we now live.” [Click here to read more.]
RHET Prof publishes - again [UW News/Promo]
He’s done it again. Dr. Matthew Flisfeder, still in his first year here at UWinnipeg as Assistant Professor in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications, has published his third book, Postmodern Theory and Blade Runner. [Click here to read more.]
Le téléjournal Manitoba - “Manifestations de groups extrêmistes.” March 3rd, 2017.
The Uniter - "Fighting Fascism - The far-right: what it is and how to stop it." January 26th, 2017.
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Panel discussion about "Trumpism" on CKUW's "People of Interest." January 23rd, 2017.
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CBC Manitoba: "Trumpism will 'go down in history': Winnipeg students turn out to talk ahead of Trump inauguration. January 18th, 2017.
Deprogrammed Podcast: "Media's Role in the US Election"
Jason Hannan and Matthew Flisfeder, professors from University of Winnipeg’s Rhetoric and Communications department, join Jen Doerksen on her podcast, "Deprogramed," to talk about how different media influenced the American election. Click on the photo to listen.
Academic Spotlight: Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications
Interview on CBC Toronto on the Cultural Influence of David Bowie - January 11th, 2016.
Conference Presentation, "The Digital Reputation Economy: Social Media and the Branding of the Self." Labour Pains/Capital Gains: The Paradox of Low Wage, No Wage Work. Toronto, March 27th, 2015. Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario.
Prerecorded talk, "Entrepreneurialism and Reification: A Lacanian-Marxist Critique of Foucault's Neoliberal Subject." Presented at the Engaging Foucault conference, Institute of Philosophy and Social Theory, University of Belgrade. December 6th, 2014.
Interview with Todd McGowan at the International Zizek Studies Conference, SUNY Brockport. April 2012.
Interview with Jodi Dean at the International Zizek Studies Conference, SUNY Brockport. April 2012.
Masterclass with Slavoj Zizek at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Theatre, Toronto. October 2nd, 2012. Introduction and Q & A led by Matthew Flisfeder.