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Gerry Sussman to give Dallas Smythe Memorial Lecture
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Posted: October 31, 2011

Gerry Sussman, Urban Studies and Planning and International Studies faculty, has been invited by Simon Fraser University to give the Dallas Smythe Memorial Lecture in March 2012 on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the death of this internationally respected scholar. Professor Smythe, a Canadian by birth, was the first chief economist at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and became one of the founders of the political economy school of communications studies. He spent the last 18 years of his life teaching at Simon Fraser University.