Faculty member Shannon Mattern published “Closet Archive” (Places Journal), an essay on the history of the closet, where, for centuries, we’ve stored our dead media; made new media; incubated epiphanies, dreams, fears; and negotiated identities. The Paris Review featured the essay in its recommended reading.
Faculty Member Sumita Chakravarty to receive The New School 2018 Distinguished University Teaching Awards
Faculty Member Sumita Chakravarty is one of the recipients of The New School 2018 Distinguished University Teaching Awards. This honor will be bestowed on her at Commencement on May 18, 2018.
Faculty member Shannon Mattern recently served on the opening roundtable at the “Supply and Command: Encoding Logistics, Labor, and the Mediation of Making” symposium at NYU. Shannon was also invited to speak about the history of product sound design (from the chug of our washing machines,
The School of Media Studies’ faculty member Sumita Chakravarty is one of the recipients of the New School’s 2018 Distinguished University Teaching Awards. This honor will be bestowed on her at Commencement on May 18, 2018. Since 1988, The New School has recognized outstanding teachers with
Faculty member Shannon Mattern published a new article on data-driven medicine and urban design — on the bioengineering of bodies and cities — in Places Journal. She was also interviewed about her work for the design podcast Scratching the Surface.
Sumita Chakravarty was an invited presenter at the 2018 Global Shifts Colloquium held by Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania. She addressed the panel, “How Media Portrayals of Migrants and Refugees Influence Public Opinion and Prospects for Policy Reform” on April 9, 2018. Perry World
SMS faculty fember Nitin Sawhney will moderate a public event at Mannes School of Music on Tuesday, April 10, 7:30PM and invites students from the School of Media Studies to attend. The event will take place in the John L. Tishman Auditorium, University Center 63 Fifth Avenue,
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was recently invited to visit Rice University in Houston, where she spoke about cartographic methods with the Spatial Humanities Initiative. And this Friday, April 6, she’ll be talking about digital archaeology as part of the Bard Graduate Center’s “Disrupting Distance” symposium.
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern joined Kate Eichhorn, Miriam Posner, Craig Robertson, Jonathan Sterne, and Haidee Wasson in a workshop on the “History of Information” at the 2018 Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Toronto. She then visited MIT to take part in an invitational
“ab uno pluribus” – from one to many – (Phase II) March 2018 session NOW IN THE 5th YEAR! On Saturday, 3/24/2018 at 8pm, in #collaboration with NYU Waverly Labs for Music and Computing, we will present #experimental #electro–#acoustic#live #music in 8.1 channel #surround #sound and #dance/#movement by: – L’ARTISTE ORDINAIRE [gated benjolin & trombone] – ENRIQUE
Click here to read the article about Peter Asaro, and other TNS faculty members talking about A.I. at SXSW.
Ideas for understanding the mediated world by Shannon Mattern The Ever-Expanding Field of Media Studies
Faculty member Shannon Mattern has been invited to take part in a panel discussion, hosted by Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia, about the future of smart cities and the City of Vancouver’s involvement in Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. “Technicity: Equity, Innovation,
SMS Faculty Member Kathleen Sweeney Collaborates as Communications Consultant with Director Helen Whitney on Her Latest PBS Documentary, “Into The Night”
SMS Faculty Member Kathleen Sweeney Collaborates as Communications Consultant with Director Helen Whitney on Her Latest PBS Documentary, “Into The Night” a lyrical exploration of mortality. Through the lens of astrophysics, art, cryonics, near death experiences and green burials, nine individuals from all walks of
Faculty member Shannon Mattern will be talking about her new book at the School of Visual Arts’ Department of Design Research, Writing and Criticism on February 20. She’ll also be presenting her research on media furniture at Columbia University on February 22. About the event: Cabinet Logics: An Intellectual History of
Faculty member Christiane Paul was quoted in a January New York Times’ article on the Wrong Biennial. She also gave a keynote at the Becoming Digital conference at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a talk in The School of Art at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
Deirdre Boyle, Associate Professor of Media Studies and former Director of the Graduate Certificate in Documentary Studies, is again serving as a jury chair for the 2018 Peabody Awards in documentary. She is working intently with research assistant and MA student Lauren Hamersmith to evaluate
“Lana Lin’s Freud’s Jaw and Other Lost Objects is at once searingly beautiful, analytically searching and technically clarifying.” ―Lauren Berlant George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor at The University of Chicago In her new book, Freud’s Jaw and Other Lost Objects: Fractured Subjectivity in the Face of
Shannon Mattern’s Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media was recently reviewed by Jussi Parikka, a prominent media scholar for Leonardo, an influential electric arts journal. Check out the review here.
Faculty Member Michelle Materre is hosting “Citizen in Pictures”, presented by Creatively Speaking, at St. John’s University. “Citizen in Pictures” is a collection of short films as a visual interpretation of the themes presented in this award winning longform poem by Claudia Rankine. The event will
Faculty member Shannon Mattern has been invited to participate in the Ways of Knowing Cities conference at Columbia University, on February 9. About the conference: Technology increasingly mediates the way that knowledge, power, and culture interact to create and transform the cities we live in. Ways of Knowing Cities is
Killer robots are coming: Scientists warn UN needs treaty to maintain human control over all weapons Killer robots raise the prospect of a new kind of war; one in which it’s possible to selectively target and slaughter entire populations at little cost Read the interview
A Ciambra, a film by award winning director Jonas Carpignano and produced by Paolo Carpignano, one of our faculty members is now playing in NY at Lincoln Plaza and, starting Jan 26, at the IFC center
A Ciambra, a film by award winning director Jonas Carpignano and produced by Paolo Carpignano, one of our faculty members is now playing in NY at Lincoln Plaza and, starting Jan 26, at the IFC center. A Ciambra was this year’s Italian nomination to the
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was interviewed for this new BBC 4 documentary about Marshall McLuhan.
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was invited to take part in a panel on “Critical Infrastructure Studies” at the Modern Language Association conference in New York on January 6. On January 26, she’ll be joining David Ramsey, founder of one of the largest private map collections, to
Associate Professor of Media Studies and Film Michelle Materre‘s curated series, “One Way or Another: Black Women’s Cinema, 1970–1991,” programmed for BAMcinématek, was called “the most important repertory series of the year” by Richard Brody in the New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/2017-in-review/the-best-movies-of-2017 “It has always been so for women in
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern Publishes New Article, Discusses Her New Book in Helsinki Shannon Mattern has published a new article on underground archives, the geology of storage, and preservation paranoia in Harvard’s New Geographies journal. She’ll also be discussing her new book with Jussi Parikka at PUBLICS, a curatorial agency
David Lieberman (FT Faculty) OP-ED published in LA Times: To end sexual harassment on the job, end workplace bullying Prior to joining The New School, David Lieberman served as Executive Editor for Deadline.com, where he reported on business, public policy, and technology. Previously he was
42 SECONDS OF HAPPINESS tells the story of a group of friends who reunite for a weekend away to celebrate a wedding. The getaway takes a sharp turn when a breakup, an intervention, a gun lost and found and the largest hurricane ever to hit the
The School of Art, Design and Media (ADM), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore is the first comprehensive art school in Singapore. It offers a studio-based professional education in a comprehensive university setting, providing students the knowledge and skills needed to develop and produce groundbreaking artworks
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern was named to the Academic Council for AI Now, a research institute examining the social implications of artificial intelligence at New York University. The AI Now Institute is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to understanding the social implications of artificial intelligence. The work