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Media Places: Infrastructure – Space – Media

Shannon Mattern will be at Umea University with HUMLab this week participating in the symposium Media Places: Infrastructure – Space – Media. This symposium is one in a series of three organized by The Peter Wallenberg Foundation and the Universities of Umeå, Lund and Stanford. Read

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Spring 2013 Course – Global Exchange

Here’s a Spring 2013 course well suited for Media Studies students focusing on Media + The Urban Environment. Global Exchange W 15:50-18:30, E302 CRN 6994 Brian McGrath, Research Chair of Urban Design Parsons The New School for Design mcgrath@newschool.edu Read the full course description here

Review of MoMA’s 2011 exhibition, Talk to Me

Shannon Mattern’s review of MoMA’s 2011 exhibition, Talk to Me: Design and the Communication Between People and Objects was published in Volume 4, Issue 3 of Design & Culture. The published piece is available here. You can also read Shannon’s initial thoughts she posted last year

Anna Barsan (MA 2011) – Signified

Anna Barsan (MA 2011) is creator and director of SIGNIFIED, which has just launched it’s third season. SIGNIFIED, an LGBTQ bilingual multi-media documentary web series, is thrilled to announce its third season. Shot in Colombia, Argentina & Cuba, SIGNIFIED’s latest season is spotlighting LGBTQ artists, activists

World Film Locations: Mumbai

Helio SanMiguel’s edited book on the cinematic representation of Mumbai – World Film Locations: Mumbai – has been published by Intellect, distributed by the University of Chicago Press, and is now available for purchase. A few words from Helio about the book: Indian cinema is

Donya Ravasani (Doc Studies 2011) – American Imam

American Imam, the documentary directed by Doc Studies 2011 alum Donya Ravasani, will be featured in this year’s DOC NYC festival. Donya’s profile of an African American mosque leader, one of the most  prominent and controversial Islamic clerics in the US who leads a community in

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New Spring Registration Dates

Due to the university’s week-long closure, Spring 2013 registration dates have been rescheduled to the following times: DOC Studies and Media Management Certificates – Nov 14 Media Studies MA & Media Management MS 18+ credits – Nov 14 Media Studies MA & Media Management MS

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At Home in the World?

A film selection from Without Borders International Film Festival How is a sense of home made and unmade? How do we deal with often multiple and conflicting sites of home? Come see a special New York screening of five provocative films that explore political, human,

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Television Casting Internship Available

Looking for interns to work in casting on a new major cable network TV series being developed by 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 Academy

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Michelle Kuo: The Critic as Outsider

Thursday, October 25, 2012, 6:30–8:00 p.m. The New School, Tishman Auditorium 66 West 12th Street 20 Years VLC => Free Admission Critics today are taken to be the consummate insiders: complicit, compromised, knowing. But is this the whole story?  Michelle Kuo, Editor in Chief of Artforum

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Ladies who Code

Ladies Who Code conference is a one-day, one-track conference in NYC featuring the world’s leading female technologists. Ladies Who Code was founded in NYC in 2011 to create a space for professional female developers to come together and share their knowledge, ideas, and solutions. It

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Call for Papers: (Re)Activating Objects: Social Theory and Material Culture

(Re)Activating Objects: Social Theory and Material Culture A three day graduate student conference Download the CFP here: Call for Papers_(Re)Activating Objects_Western University (Re)Activating Objects will investigate the ways material culture provide a lens to examine the systemic structure of our socio-cultural-economic worlds. (Re)Activating Objects pulls from a variety of

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New Blog Posts: The Dean’s Forum

Read the following new blog posts on THE DEAN’S FORUM, at http://blogs.newschool.edu/deans-forum. NSPE faculty, staff, and students are urged to submit any announcements, opinions, reactions, and/or musings for posting to Blog editor Ellen White atwhiteet@newschool.edu.  Click below for links to articles. Events: Urban Policy’s 40 Years Celebrated

The Great Media Bailout

The Great Media Bailout – Political Advertisement

The Vera List Center for Arts and Politics will be hosting a film screening and discussion on November 1 at 6:30 – Political Advertisement. Artists Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese will present a new installment of their twenty-eight year project of collecting and editing together

Struggle, a film by Roger Hill

Weeks before the next U.S. presidential election, STRUGGLE, by Roger Hill, presents a close documentary study of the controversial election of 2004 when voter suppression in Ohio, the deciding swing state, helped to re-deliver the presidency to George W. Bush. Roger Hill was c0-director with

The Glass Sea

Jessica Feldman has collaborated with designer Steven Gertner on a new installation in Petrosino Square in Soho, NY – open and on display October-November 2012. The Glass Sea is an architectural installation with looping video, audio, and texts detailing the schedules and lives of inmates

Three Lectures in October, Christiane Paul

Christiane Paul will be delivering three lectures this month. On October 11,  she gave a talk for the Departments of Art History and Kinetic Imaging and the Media Art & Text program at Virginia Commonwealth University. Next on October 16, she’ll be presenting at the