SMS Faculty Member, Michelle Materre was recently published in Black Camera, An International Journal. The article, titled “Capture and Release: Curating and Exhibiting the East Coast Independent Black Film Movement, 1968–1992,” examines the unique points of view of two film series that played a major role
Professor Dawnja Burris’ (Assistant Professor and Associate Dean, School of Media Studies) essay, When Filming “On-Location” Is Filming “At-Home” has been included in the Public Seminar online journal. You can read the article here.
Join us at our next Brown Bag Lunch Series on August 12, 2020 at 1 pm via Zoom! The topic is At The Intersection of Software Studies and Historical Injustice with Fabiola Hanna She will be engaging students in a discussion on what software studies and historical justice have to do
“Changing the cultural narrative, one image at a time” Join us at the virtual Citizen in Pictures Film Series July 22nd – August 19th Citizen in Pictures is a five part series of one hour programs, featuring six extraordinary films that visually speak to the themes
When unprecedented events scattered his students around the world, assistant professor of media studies Amir Husak reignited classroom creativity with a new digital sharing platform. Students captured the “new normal” and documented the ways the pandemic was affecting their immediate communities through photos, videos, and
Dawnja Burris, Associate Dean and Assistant Professor of Media Studies, recently contributed to Student Filmmakers’ online magazine. In this article, Burris addresses techniques for short filmmaking techniques that can be done during these times of social distancing. Click here to read her piece.
This post is part of the SMS Advising Series for New Students. All posts are designed and curated to make the lives of newly admitted students much easier. From academic resources to having a social life in NYC, we want to make sure that our
Christiane Paul, Professor of Media Studies, will present on ARTS PATRONAGE VIA THE BLOCKCHAIN LEDGER as a part of the UNFOLD Art + Fintech 2.0 webinar series on Friday, June 26th. Christiane Paul has also interviewed about The Question of Intelligence for Arte Fuse and did a
Assistant Professor of Digital Media Theory at New School’s School of Media Studies and author of This is Not a Minority Report: Predictive policing and population racism, Joshua Scannell joins the WBI show. How do calls for police transparency miss the ways predictive policing claims
Media Studies faculty member Dr. Sumita Chakravarty’s website, https://migrationmapping.org is now listed by the New School Library at: http://guides.library.newschool.edu/az.php MigrationMapping.org is an online database designed to explore the intersections of media and migration. Its aim is to track, and enable, conversations between media technologies, forms, and practices and
George Floyd is everywhere: https://kosovotwopointzero.com/en/george-floyd-is-everywhere/ Amir Husak, Director of Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies & Assistant Professor of Media Studies, recently penned his perspective for Kosovo 2.0. In light of Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S., the article looks at state-sanctioned racialized violence
Looking for suggestions on films that cover race in America? Michelle Materre, Director of the Media Management Graduate Program, and her Creatively Speaking team curated a list to help get you started. You can read more here on REALSCREEN.
The disproportionate impact of Covid-19 pandemic on communities of color exposes many of the same fault lines which contributed to the fires that once plagued the Bronx. What can we learn from the past about saving our communities in the present? Neyda Martinez, Associate
Faculty member Lana Lin contributed to Rosa Mercedes, a collaboration between the Journal of Visual Culture and Harun Farocki Institut: https://www.harun-farocki-institut.org/en/2020/05/15/living-in-the-uncanny-journal-of-visual-culture-hafi-19-2/. The short piece was inspired by Lin’s seminar, Uncanny Appearances: Analogue Apparitions and Digital Doubles, co-taught with Jonathan Bach.
SMS Faculty Member, Sumita Chakravarty, published an article for Migration Mapping titled, “Documenting our Time: The Paradoxes of Belonging.” “Ideas of home and belonging– long a staple of migration as lived reality and structure of consciousness in that home is often defined in the very
School of Media Studies faculty member and Emeritus Professor, Carol Wilder, published an article for Public Seminar titled, “How Long is a Football Field? The Kent State Shootings Reconsidered” for the 50th anniversary of the Kent State shootings. “In today’s climate where mass shootings are
Melissa Friedling was commissioned for the seventh consecutive year to create video portraits/interviews with inductees into the New York Foundation for the Arts Hall of Fame in support of their annual Benefit Gala. This year’s in-person gala was postponed due to the novel coronavirus until
Assistant Professor of Filmmaking, Melissa Friedling, together with Director of Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies & Assistant Professor of Media Studies, Amir Husak, were invited to present their workshop, Re-Lens: Old Glass for New Eyes, as part of Re-Fest 2020, which took place March
Assistant Professor of Filmmaking, Melissa Friedling, was awarded a grant from The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre, an initiative of the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME). The grant is in support of the completion of her
Jeannie Oliver-Cretara was a contributor to the New York Philharmonic’s Spring 2020 Teacher Curriculum Guide on Music as A Change Agent. Oliver-Cretara was also a co-presenter for school teachers at a workshop on the same topic in January 2020. As of March 9, 2020 Oliver-Cretara
Jem Cohen’s film, Anne Truitt, Working, was selected by the New York Times on 4/16 as a recommended documentary on artists: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/16/arts/design/art-documentaries-streaming-virus.html?referringSource=articleShare
Christiane Paul presented on a panel about AI in Arts and Design at CAA Chicago and was interviewed on All of It with Alison Stewart about her online curatorial work at the Whitney Museum. She also gave an online talk on Art & AI at
SMS Faculty Member, Christiane Paul, will talk at the Digital and Virtual Art Exhibitions IRL (In Real Life) and the Virtual World Panel for Laval Virtual’s Pro Days conference. Streaming will start on Thursday, April 23, 2020 11:05 AM. For more information: https://www.laval-virtual.com/fr/programme-2020/ For more
New School Professors SIMON CHRITCHLEY, EUGENE THACKER, AND MCKENZIE WARK contribute to The Quarantine Files: Thinkers in Self-Isolation, edited by the Los Angeles Review of Book (LARB), available online and as a downloadable e-book. Eugene Thacker’s contribution focuses on “Pathological Life.”
Parsons faculty, Grace Jun, shares a tutorial on how to make simple face masks on the Washington Post, following the CDC’s new recommendation, recommending that people should wear face coverings in public to slow the spread of the coronavirus. To read the full article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/04/05/how-sew-your-own-fabric-mask/?arc404=true