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Monthly Archives: April 2013

White House Internship Program

The May 12 deadline is only two weeks away, but it isn’t too late for applicants to complete an application if they have not done so already. As a reminder, a complete application includes: short answers, two essay questions, a one-page resume, and two letters

Graduation Fair

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor Theresa Lang Community and Student Center Hosted by Student Services and the New School Alumni Association, the Graduation Fair provides recent graduates with resources needed for life after graduation. Representatives from

Carolina Kroon (MA 2012) – Sandy Storyline

Carolina Kroon (MA 2012) spent her time after Hurricane Sandy helping with the organization of Park Slope Food Corp, working with Occupy Sandy, and documenting in conjuction with Sandy Storyline. From Thursday, April 18 through Sunday, April 21, Sandy Storyline became the first transmedia exhibit

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Puffin Foundation Grant & Brooklyn Film Festival

Joel Schlemowitz has received a grant from the Puffin Foundation for the completion of a short experimental documentary on the anti-nuclear protests in Tokyo, Japan. Also, his short film “In Springtime” will be at the Brooklyn Film Festival in the beginning of June.

BOOK EVENT: FAST TIMES IN PALESTINE

Monday, April 29th, 2013 6:30 PM The New School, 6 E. 16th St. Room D-1009   Join us for a discussion about the sea change in US public opinion concerning Palestine, as witnessed by author Pamela Olson and filmmaker Nitin Sawhney. Pamela will be reading

FINE CUTS OF SPRING 2013!

FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 7:00 P.M. Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12th Street Admission: Free This semi-annual screening presents short films and videos made by students in the School of Media Studies over the past year as part of their coursework. The screening is followed by a

Job Openings at Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media, located in San Francisco is currently looking to fill these positions: Senior Editor, Education Reviews As Senior Editor, you’ll manage a team of reviewers who rate and review ed tech (e.g., Motion Math, Quizlet, Shakespeare in Bits, Minecraft, Class Dojo) for learning

Call for Entries: Tropfest

Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, returns to New York on June 22! After a hugely successful debut in 2012, which saw a crowd of 10,000+ for a summer day/night filled with music, films and entertainment, Tropfest will once again bring its unique film

Gallery: A Taste of Art @ The Kaufman Arcade

Opening – Thursday, April 18, 2013 – 7:00-9:00pm Gallery: A Taste of Art @ The Kaufman Arcade 139 West 35th Street (Between Broadway and 7th Avenue) The show will run from April 18-June22, 2013. This exhibition is part of a larger project that also includes

Present Shock

Former Media Studies Faculty Douglas Rushkoff has published a new book: Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now. From the author: Present Shock seeks to describe and explore life and work in a very new temporal landscape – one defined largely by always-on digital technologies. But

Simon Ganahl, post-doctoral visitor at the School of Media Studies, is co-editing an academic blog on the philosophy of Michel Foucault, hosted by the University of Zurich. The collaborative platform was recently launched with an article in which Simon discusses the question if Foucault’s “dispositif”

Not An Alternative seeks Interns

Not An Alternative is seeking interns to assist with their current and upcoming projects. They’re looking for candidates who are detail-oriented, organized, and motivated. Solid communications skills and an interest in Not An Alternative’s mission are a must. A background in art, design, or previous