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When On-Location is At-Home

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.

Interview with SMS Professor Lana Lin

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

SMS Faculty Member Josh Scannell Featured on We Be Imagining Podcast

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

Professor Sumita Chakravarty’s MigrationMapping.org is Now Listed by the New School Library

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

Read Professor Amir Husak’s Latest Article, GEORGE FLOYD IS EVERYWHERE

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

SMS Faculty Member Lana Lin Contributed to Rosa Mercedes, Collab Between Journal of Visual Culture & Harun Farocki Institut

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.

Parsons Faculty Grace Jun Shares Tutorial for Making Simple Masks on Washington Post

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