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NEW BLOG! Visiting Scholars

Be sure to check out our new blog highlighting visiting scholars here at The School of Media Studies.  Check it out here. Right now we are featuring post-doctoral visitor Simon Ganahl, who is is organizing The Politics of Unenlightenment event at the Austrian Cultural Forum

Spring Break Building Hours

SPRING BREAK 2013 Building hours for Monday, 3/25/13 – Sunday, 3/31/13 Buildings must be vacated 15 minutes before scheduled closing time 66 West 12th Street Monday – Thursday  8:00am – 8:00pm   Friday 8:00am – 7:00pm Saturday – Sunday  Closed 65 West 11th Street Monday –

Simon Ganahl, Visiting Scholar 2012-2013

Visiting Scholar, 2012-2013 Simon Ganahl is an Erwin Schrödinger Fellow of the Austrian Science Fund in the School of Media Studies at The New School. He studied communications, German language and literature, political science, and philosophy in Vienna, Hamburg, and Zurich. His diploma thesis Ich gegen Babylon:

INTERNSHIP: MoviefiedNYC

MoviefiedNYC, a film industry focused blog (www.moviefiednyc.com) based in New York City, is currently seeking a detail-oriented, creative intern who is passionate about film.  Intern must be solid and consistent in managing workflow and process. We are looking for someone to start ASAP or summer.

SUMMER WORKSHOPS: Oral History Summer School

This immersive summer workshop is a rigorous introduction to the field of Oral History, in the beautiful Hudson Valley. Oral History Summer School was established in Hudson, New York in 2012 to train an international group of students to make use of Oral History in their documentary and artistic practices.

See THE YES MEN at Pratt

Monday, April 15-  when Igor Vamos, co-creator of the award-winning activist group The Yes Men, will give an artist talk in Pratt Institute’s Higgins Hall.     Who are the Yes Men? Armed with nothing more than thrift store suits and fake websites, The Yes

DOC INTERNSHIP: Here One Day

Independent filmmaker, Kathy Leichter, is looking for an intern to assist with an exciting community outreach and engagement campaign for her documentary film, HERE ONE DAY. HERE ONE DAY is about Kathy’s mother, Nina, an amazing, charismatic, incredibly gifted person who had bipolar disorder and

TONIGHT: BETA

Friday March 15th, 8:00PM 55 West 13th Street, Room 304 BETA sessions are opportunities for Media Studies students to discuss their media works in progress and receive feedback on their installations, web-based, gaming, locative and sound projects. (BETA is not meant for screening of Film/video

ALUMNI PROJECT: Tell Me Something

Edited by New York filmmaker and New School graduate Jessica Edwards TELL ME SOMETHING is a book advice from documentary filmmakers.  The book is clothbound, hardcover, with full-color photographs taken by esteemed photographers from around the world. Legendary directors like Albert Maysles, DA Pennebaker, Frederick Wiseman and

STUDENT WORKER NEEDED: Web Production

The Online Media Department is looking for a student interesting in helping the university meet it’s ever-growing online needs. The job would be 10+ hours per week, and they are looking for students skilled in HTML, CSS, and content management.  Design experience is a plus.

WORKSHOP: Ethics of Art and Architecture

The workshop will consider the ways in which ethics and accountability operate in the respective fields of art and architecture in order to rearticulate issues related to construction practices and workers’ rights in the field of architecture. The course will cover issues such as ethics,