The Nocturnal Life of Cities
Season 1, Episode 7
Jun 17, 2022
Guest: Will Straw, Professor of Urban Media Studies, Department of Art History and Communications Studies, McGill University
Will Straw is a thought leader in nighttime studies.
He has influenced many students in his official capacity as Professor of Urban Media Studies in the Department of Art History and Communications Studies at Montréal’s McGill University.
Dr. Straw’s reach as a speaker, visiting professor and expert has been amplified through The Urban Night. This website, media feed and interdisciplinary research project focuses on the nocturnal life of cities around the globe.
Plus, Will is a cinephile and scholar on the social and institutional dimensions of popular music.
Spend 24 minutes with Will Straw and share our passion for night studies, trends in the nighttime economy and how the night presents itself in popular culture.