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Teaching Award Nominations

CALL FOR TEACHING AWARD NOMINATIONS Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The New School particularly values faculty

Media Studies Faculty Member Shannon Mattern’s Article Published in Progetto Grafico, and more

Professor Shannon Mattern’s article on Silicon Valley furnishings and the environments of digital labor, which was published last year in e-flux, was translated into Italian and published in Progetto Grafico, a leading design culture magazine. Meanwhile, her recent article on hardware stores as social infrastructures and sites of world-making has been translated in

TNS Faculty Member Dr. Mindy Fullilove Celebrates Book Launch

Wednesday, October 17th  4:00- 6:00 pm Dorothy Hirshon Suite/Room 1205 55 West 13th Street New York, NY 10011 Celebrate with us the launch of Homeboy Came To Orange: A Story of People’s Power, written by Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment faculty Dr. Mindy Thompson Fullilove and her late

2018 Faculty Development Workshops

Rita Breidenbach, Assistant Provost for Faculty Development 2018 FACULTY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS New workshops have been added on November 5th and November 7th. We encourage you to scroll through the complete list of workshops below. All programs are open to full-time and part-time faculty, graduate students, and staff.

Professor Chiz Schultz Nominated for EMMY

Professor Chiz Schultz’ two-hour documentary on Lorraine Hansberry, Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, was nominated for an EMMY this year. Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart is the first-ever feature documentary about Lorraine Hansberry, the visionary playwright who authored the groundbreaking A Raisin in the Sun. An overnight sensation, the play transformed

Shannon Mattern Publishes Catalog Essay, Talks at Columbia

Media Studies faculty member Shannon Mattern has written the opening catalog essay for Everything Happens So Much, an exhibition at the London Design Festival that explores the politics of networked technologies. In addition, she’ll be the first 2018-19 speaker in Columbia University’s Theory and History of

Eugene Thacker Featured In The New Yorker

Scholarly Advice for Dark Times Professor Eugene Thacker teaches students at the New School the philosophy of pessimism. Some people look to the stock market to read the national mood. Eugene Thacker, a philosopher at the New School, can look to the enrollment numbers in

Faculty member Nitin Sahwney’s work recognized in GIDEST

NITIN SAWHNEY is Assistant Professor of Media Studies at The New School. His research, teaching and creative practice engages the critical role of technology, civic media, and artistic interventions in contested spaces. He examines social movements and crisis contexts through forms of creative urban tactics, participatory

Shannon Mattern Presents at eyeo, Penn, Princeton, Oxford

Media Studies faculty member Shannon Mattern was invited to speak at eyeo, the high-profile art, data, and creative technology festival held annually in Minneapolis. She shared new research on hardware stores as social infrastructure and sites of vernacular organization; this work will later be published in Places Journal, where Shannon