SMS Professor Kathleen Rugh recently received an Electronic Media and Film Finishing Funds Grant from the New York State Council for the Arts (administered through the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes) to complete her latest film “East, West, and East Again.” In March, the film
Projects showcase of Designing Engaged Learning studio. Co-taught with Pauline Gourlet, a visiting researcher completing her doctoral work in France and SMS Professor Nitin Sawhney. It’ll be an informal pop-up exhibit of emerging projects by students in Media Studies, Milano and Parsons on Thursday4pm-6pm on the 6th
Paola Piers-Torres is an alumni of the MA Media Studies program at The New School. She recently completed her thesis documentary, The Chicago Mixtape, which was produced with Media Studies Faculty Vinay Chowdhry. The Chicago Mixtape is a portraiture of arts programs, that create safe
Professor Nitin Sawhney has been awarded a grant from Faculty Fund for Multimedia Documentation of Engaged Learning
Professor Nitin Sawhney has been awarded a grant from Faculty Fund for Multimedia Documentation of Engaged Learning for the project Participatory Media Engagement and Learning with Arab-American Youth in Brooklyn
Professor Lana Lin contributed an interview and artist pages to Queering Contemporary Asian American Art (2017), edited by Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe.
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was invited to participate in a small invitational symposium on “Data, Design and Decision Making” at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute on April 21.
4th Annual Meeting on Interdisciplinary Studies / Cultural Studies Doctoral Workshop: Making Progress and Doing the Dissertation** Teachers College, Columbia University When?: Saturday April 22nd, 2017 Where?: 306 Russell Hall (the Gottesman Library) How much?: There is no registration fee for the workshop By whom?:
Join us for a behind the scenes presentation by acclaimed filmmaker Carol Wilder, screening of her Puttin’ on the Dog documentary short with Q& A session. A media creatives networking soiree to follow. To RSVP Click Here About the film: Malcolm Sidney wasn’t any ordinary
Faculty member Shannon Mattern and her Urban Intelligence class have partnered with Storefront for Art and Architecture to host a one-day symposium, “Smart Cities? Impossible Objects, Political Objects, Measuring Objects,” in Kellen Auditorium this Sunday, April 23, from noon to 6pm Guests include artists, designers,
Dirt and Deeds in Mississippi: A Film Screening on Black Farmers’ Rights Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 6:30 pm Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall55 West 13th Street, Room I-202, New York, NY 10011 Please note the new location is the Theresa Lang
Christiane Paul delivered the 10th Annual Sarah Jane Hardrath Kramer Lecture at the Knoxville Museum of Art (3/30) and authored a catalogue essay for the exhibition Ars17 at Kiasma in Helsinki, Finland (3/31/2017 – 1/14/2018).
Faculty member Shannon Mattern recently published an interview with Ben Vershbow, former director of NYPL Labs, in Urban Omnibus. She also served as one of three invited speakers at the national academic librarians’ conference in Baltimore on March 23, and on March 31 she’ll be talking about information architectures at the Yale School
Michele Beck will be showing her newly completed documentary My Erotic Body at the NYC Independent Film Festival on May 5th, 10 pm. Watch the website and trailer Purchase tickets Synopsis The image of sexy women writhing on a metal pole to the pulses of driving music
Public Seminar and Eugene Lang College Coalition Present: How to Get Organized: A Teach-In Friday, March 10, Noon – 5PM Starr Foundation Auditorium, University Center The purpose of the teach-in is to share experience from different kinds of political organizing (broadly understood). Each of our
The New School Libraries & Archives will have a trial subscription to Black Studies in Video (streaming video). The trial will run until 4/24/2017. Please use this link to access the content. Please submit any feedback you might have on this video collection via this form. This will help Libraries
MISSION & OBJECTIVE To showcase films which are centered around the theme of Linkages: Women, Their Families, Neighborhoods, and the Global Community, and to support the artistic development of Women filmmakers of African Descent by providing a supportive exhibition platform, offering stipends to participants, and
Faculty member Leslie McCleave’s feature documentary How Sweet the Sound — The Blind Boys of Alabama has five NY-area screenings as part of the ReelAbilities: NY Disability Film Festival. Leslie will be doing a Q&A following the screenings. Filmed over the course of ten years, How
riverSedge is a journal of art and literature with an understanding of its place in the nation. riverSedge exists to provide an outlet for writers and artists of excellence in the genres of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, dramatic writing, visual art, interviews, and critical reviews.
Career Services has moved the date of the Media Fair. It will now be held on April 27, 2017 from 1-4pm.
Media Studies Faculty Member and Director of the MA program, Vladan Nikolic will be moderating a panel on “Subjective/Objective: Versions of Reality 360 surround cinema and news, entertainment and advertising” as part of the The Immersive Storytelling Symposium this coming Sunday, Feb 5 at The
At this year’s Sundance Film Festival, New School faculty from across the university are hosting a conversation: When Experimental Storytelling Provokes Social Inquiry. To join this influential talk, even if you aren’t in the mountains of Park City, UT, livestream from The New School website. Professors are coming
Media Studies faculty member, Michelle Materre collaborates with BAM on groundbreaking series, “Daughters of the Dust” with Pearl Bowser and Shola Lynch. It’s a look at the amazing array of films by Black women filmmakers, leading up to the historical theatrical release of “Daughters of
Media Studies Professor, Nitin Sawhney will join the “When Experimental Storytelling Provokes Social Inquiry” at Sundance Film Festival on Jan 22, 2017 at CINETRANSFORMER, 500 Main Street, Park City, Utah 84060 . It will be livestreamed from 11am onward. https://medium.com/@TheNewSchool/the-new-school-at-sundance-film-festival-2017-when-experimental-storytelling-provokes-social-9d20c8373184#.hhuhxf2tt
Shannon Mattern Delivers Conference Keynote and Public Lecture in Netherlands Media Studies faculty member Shannon Mattern recently delivered a keynote address (on the “small, moving parts” of information history) at the Digital Methods School at the University of Amsterdam. While in the Netherlands, she was also invited to
Sunday, January 15, 2017 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Adorama 42 W 18th St, New York, NY (map) This is part two of a two-part event on this date, please arrive early as seating may be limited. SUMMARY Media Studies Professor and Filmmaker, Vladan Nikolic
Media Studies Professor, Shannon Mattern has published an illustrated article on the history of the bookshelf for a special “storage” issue of Harvard Design Magazine, and her “Of Mud, Media and the Metropolis: Aggregating Histories of Writing and Urbanization” was included in a special “Mediated Geologies” issue
Media Studies professor, Peter Asaro was quoted in a Motherboard article, The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Makes Incremental Progress at the UN on December 19, 2016: https://motherboard.vice.com/en_uk/read/the-campaign-to-stop-killer-robots-makes-incremental-progress-at-the-un
Media Studies Professor, Peter Asaro was interviewed twice recently by writers for the Future of Life Institute, who have also funded his research: http://futureoflife.org/2016/11/21/peter-asaro-autonomous-weapons/ http://futureoflife.org/2016/11/30/autonomous-weapons-interview-experts/ One of the interviews was picked up by Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/experts-weigh-in-on-autonomous-weapons_us_58409970e4b0b93e10f8e088
Formalism and Its Discontents, An Interdisciplinary Conference Center for Cultural Analysis, Rutgers University, 23-24 February, 2017 With keynote presentations by: Caroline Levine Professor of English and David and Kathleen Ryan Professor of Humanities Cornell University Author of Forms: Whole, Rhythm, Hierarchy, Network (Princeton University Press,
Updates from Media Studies Professor Amir Husak! Media Studies Professor, Amir Husak, released a a book that he edited together with Irfan Hosic, an art historian and professor based in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The 226-pages-long publication is titled “Crisis, Art, Action” (“Kriza, Umjetnost, Akcija” in orig.) and