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Monthly Archives: May 2013

New Summer Class Offering

The Foundation Course for the GPIA Media and Culture concentration will be offered in the summer session which begins the week of June 3rd.  This course is being offered to Media Studies students as a general elective, and will be taught by Prof. Nina Khrushcheva.

Job Opportunity: Website Designer

Dr. Montello, head of the Creative Arts Therapy Certificate Program at The New School, is currently looking for someone with web skills. Wanted: A website designer with strong SEO skills and viral marketing experience for website redesign project for a Wellness Company.  If you’re interested,

Jigsaw Productions: Call for Interns!

Looking for eager, committed interns to work in development and production on new documentary television programs for Jigsaw Productions (Taxi to the Dark Side, Enron: Smartest Guys in the Room, Catching Hell). Position: 2-3 days/week.  Project description: New York City-based Jigsaw Productions is headed by

UMS Teaching Assistant Position

Call for Teaching Assistant applications for the Understanding Media Studies Media Design/Audio and Acoustic Environments work group. Qualifications and requirements as well as the details of the application process can be found below. Please note that the priority deadline for this opportunity will be on

New Media Management Summer Course

Interested students should feel free to email the instructor, Matthew Melucci, with any questions. SUMMER 2013 Media Managment Course NMDM 5330 – Understanding and Developing New Media Systems CRN 1975 – Online Instructor: Matthew Melucci This is a studio-based course conducted as an internship/externship and designed

Internship Opportunity: Get to the Point

New School alum Linda Simidian’s private media training consultancy, Get to the Point,  is seeking a  partnership with a student who can design, build out and update a prototype web or blogsite in responsive form for all platforms.  Several pages and functions are planned including

Three evenings of original student doc shorts May 28 – 30 at 7pm The Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies is proud to present its seventh annual festival of short films made by the students in the class of 2013.  Each work is the result

INTERACT 2013 Forum

INTERACT 2013 is a day-long forum on how we structure and facilitate cross-divisional, multi-year collaborations that are socially just, meaningful and effective. INTERACT is co-sponsored by the University Social Innovation Committee. INTERACT 2013 will be held Saturday May 18, from 9:30 – 5:00 in the Theresa Lang

“Mapping Union Square” Launch Event

Produced by students in the Tuesday evening section of Media Practices: Concepts, Mapping Union Square is an online culture magazine and blog featuring media essay segments on the history and contemporary activities occurring in Union Square Park, NYC. The site is still receiving final touches but we

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New School Alum Featured at MoMA

Akram Zaatari, distinguished Media Studies alum from Beirut, Lebanon, has a one-man show of his recent media art at the Museum of Modern Art. Projects 100: Akram Zaatari opened on May 11 and will be on exhibition until September 23 and can be found on

Two Talks in Scandinavia

Shannon Mattern will be giving two talks in Scandinavia next week. Hearing Urban Infrastructures: A Sonic Archaeology of the Media-City HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden May 13, 1:15 – 3:00pm For over a century, scholars and designers have acknowledged the existence of a spatial form commonly

100 Years of Abstract Art

Christiane Paul will be giving a keynote at the 100 Years of Abstract Art: Theory and Practice conference, May 8-11 at Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany this week. She will also be guest faculty in the Media Art Histories program at the Danube University, Krems, Austria.

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Academic Technology’s Lab Hours

  Please see the url below for information on Academic Technology’s lab hours.  AT has scheduled some labs to be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Please scroll down to check on: Today, This week, Next Week, Future Weeks


Friday, May 10th; 1 to 5pm 66 5th Avenue, room 404 One of four events that constitutes the School of Media Studies’ annual Dorothy H. Hirshon film festival, the Master Class will feature 2013 Director in Residence Benh Zeitlin in an intimate classroom setting discussing

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Internship Opportunity with Vlad Nikolic

Media Studies faculty member Vlad Nikolic is looking for students interested to work with his social media producer on a social marketing and crowdfunding campaign for his new feature film. Applicants should have general knowledge of social media, and should be available in June; great