On behalf of the School of Media Studies here at The New School, we’d like to welcome our new faculty member, Fabiola Hanna, who joins us this semester as Assistant Professor of Emerging Media. Fabiola will be teaching Media Practices: Design and Designing Methods for
The New School Blog recently released their The New School Summer Streaming List, which features prominent work from Media Studies faculty and alumni.
Eugene Thacker, Professor of Media Studies, was interviewed in The New York Times article “Should We Be More Pessimistic?“
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.
SMS Faculty Member Neyda Martinez Revisits the Bronx’s Decade of Fire as Fault Lines Reemerge Under Pandemic
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
Director of Media Management Program, Michelle Materre, Talks Film Funding During the COVID-19 Crisis with REALSCREEN
Michelle Materre, Director of the Media Management Graduate Program, recently spoke with REALSCREEN about the outlook for film funding during the COVID-19 crisis. Click here to read the full article.
SMS Faculty Member David Lieberman just had his annual analysis of CEO compensation and board of director gender disparities at the top eight media companies posted via Variety. Click here to read
SMS Faculty Members Melissa Friedling and Amir Husak, were Invited to Present their Workshop: Re-Lens as part of Re-Fest 2020
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
SMS Faculty Member, Melissa Friedling, was Awarded a Grant from The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music, and Theatre
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
SMS Faculty Member, Jeannie Oliver-Cretara, Contributed to the NY Philharmonic’s Spring 2020 Teacher Curriculum Guide
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 be on the Digital and Virtual Art Exhibitions IRL and the Virtual World Panel
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
The International Journal of Communication has published an article School of Media Studies Faculty Member, David Liberman, co-wrote with American University Prof. Patricia Aufderheide titled “Podcasting as Public Media: The Future of U.S. News, Public Affairs, and Educational Podcasts.” Also contributing, and listed as a co-writer,
SMS Faculty Member, Michelle Materre was recently published in Black Camera, An International Journal
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
SMS Faculty Member Peter Asaro was recently featured on an episode of the Carnegie Council Podcast: Killer Robots, Ethics, & Governance with Peter Asaro
SMS Faculty Member, Dawnja Burris to Deliver Artist’s Talk on Feb. 8th + Work to Be Included in Two Shows This Spring
SMS Faculty Member, Dawnja Burris, has selected conceptual photographic and digital video work included in two group shows this Spring. The works explore dimensions of figural interpretation historically imposed landscape subjects and the exposure of ecological tenacity/fragility. She will deliver an artist’s talk on Feb
On Behalf Of The School Of Media Studies here at The New School, we’d like to welcome Christelle Petit-Homme who joins us as the Assistant Director of Student Affairs. To welcome her to The New School, we asked Christelle a few questions. Join us in
Christiane Paul Featured in Issue of American Book Review, in New Documentary, and Moderates Upcoming Panel
A conversation between Christiane Paul and Paolo Cirio on “Sociality and Technology for Social Manipulation” is featured in the print and online issue of the American Book Review Vol. 40. Christiane is also interviewed in the new documentary Marcel Duchamp: Art of the Possible and is moderating a panel at CODASummit 2019: Art, Technology +
On behalf of the School of Media Studies here at The New School, we’d like to welcome our new faculty member, Josh Scannell, who joins us this fall as Assistant Professor of Media Studies. Josh will be teaching Media Theory and Media Criticism during the
Christiane Paul presented at the 2019 Media Art Histories conference at Aalborg University, Denmark (August 19-23) and leads a panel at CODAsummit: The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place in El Paso, TX on October 3.
SPE’s Executive Dean Mary Watson has proposed a version of her Human Rights in Global Fashion course for this year’s South by Southwest! The SXSW PanelPicker launched in 2007 to formalize an input process that has always been a vital part of the event. Over the years,
Christiane Paul interviews pioneering digital artists for the Women in Technology Series of the TECHNYCAL podcast and gives talks on “Art in the Age of Ambient Intelligence” at Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art (June 10) and at Christie’s Art + Technology Summit: The AI Revolution (June 25).
Please join us for series of features, presented at “Through Her Eyes: The Personal Is Political” featuring the new documentary feature by our own Media Studies part-time faculty member, Savanna Washington “Playing Frisbee in North Korea” See details below! FIND TICKETS HERE
Faculty Lana Lin to give a keynote address at the Poetics + Politics 4 Documentary Research Symposium at UC Santa Cruz
POETICS AND POLITICS 4: AGAINST STORY UC SANTA CRUZ, May 16-19, 2019 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: KIRSTEN JOHNSON & LANA LIN & FEATURING BEYOND STORY, A COMMUNITY-BASED MANIFESTO BY ALEXANDRA JUHASZ AND ALISA LEBOW Poetics and Politics of Documentary is a practice-led research symposium exploring the interconnections between art and knowledge
Asaro, P. (2019) “AI Ethics in Predictive Policing: From Models of Threat to an Ethics of Care,” IEEE Technology & Society Magazine, (forthcoming). Asaro, P. (2019) “Algorithms of Violence: Critical Social Perspectives on Autonomous Weapons,” Special Issue on Algorithms, Social Research, (forthcoming). Asaro, P. (2019) “What is