Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:15pm to 6:00pm
Moot Court Room, J250

2017 Grafstein Lecture in Communications


The Attention Merchants

Professor Tim Wu

Columbia Law School

Rosalie Silberman Abella Moot Court Room,
Jackman Law Building, 78 Queen's Park

4:15 pm - 6:00 pm


Join us as Professor Tim Wu of Columbia Law School speaks about his latest book, 'The Attention Merchants', which chronicles the long rise of industries that 'feed on human attention'.

Some press coverage of the book: The AtlanticNew York TimesNational Post.

Reception to follow. Book will be available for purchase onsite.


The Grafstein Annual Lecture in Communications was established by Senator Jerry S. Grafstein, Q.C., Class of 1958, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his graduation from the Faculty of Law and the 10th anniversary of the graduation of his son, Laurence Grafstein and daughter-in-law, Rebecca Grafstein (nee Weatherhead), both from the Class of 1988.

Watch the lecture online