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Faculty Member, Peter Asaro Quoted in New York Times

Peter Asaro was quoted in this New York Times article, from his speech to the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons in the Spring: “A robot’s lack of emotion is precisely what makes many people uncomfortable with the idea of trying to give it

Holiday Building Hours Reminder

Building hours for Monday, January 5, 2015 – Sunday, January 25, 2015 Buildings must be vacated 15 minutes before scheduled closing time ***All Building will be closed for the Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend 1/17/15 – 1/19/15 (except where noted) ***Buildings must be vacated 15

DESIGN IS ONE Documentary

Available for Purchase: DESIGN IS ONE: LELLA & MASSIMO VIGNELLI A film by Roberto Guerra & Kathy Brew Kathy Brew is available for interviews 79 minutes, documentary, color, English, 2013 DVD Extras: 10 Bonus Shorts (never before seen footage of Massimo and Lella) and Photo

Tune in to Jazz Night in America

Featuring interviews with jazz greats, and concert video-casts from festivals and clubs nationwide “Jazz Night in America,” a new initiative in jazz programming, Jazz Night in America will be airing weekly on 120 NPR stations across the country. No podcast yet, but they hope you

Attend the Drop-In Creative Arts Studio at The University Center

A multidisciplinary group of New School students have collaborated to establish a creative, interactive, and restful haven for Summit attendees looking to take a break, or those just arriving in town.  Located in our brand-new University Center building, the Drop-In Creative Arts Studio invites connection with our

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ULC Workshop, Formal Analysis (October 14 @3pm)

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, On Tuesday, October 14 at 3pm, the University Learning Center is hosting “Looking and Writing: A Workshop on Formal Analysis.”  Through hands-on activities, participants will learn what questions to ask when analyzing and writing about a work of art and how

City by the Numbers: Big Data and the Urban Future

Faculty member Shannon Mattern will be participating in the “City by the Numbers: Big Data and the Urban Future” symposium at Pratt Institute on Saturday, October 11. The symposium is co-sponsored by Places Journal, where Mattern is a columnist, and which very recently launched a

Climate Action Week @ The New School

The New School demonstrates our commitment to climate action and our solidarity with people converging on New York City for the historic People’s Climate March on September 21 with a week-long series of events focused on climate change. As a leader and official endorser of

Interview with Shannon Mattern in Urban Omnibus

Urban Omnibus recently published an interview with Shannon Mattern and Chattanooga librarian Nate Hill about experimentation in library services: Shannon delivered one of the opening keynotes, alongside media theorist Matt Kirschenbaum, at the Library of Congress’s Digital Preservation conference in Washington, D.C. ( You can find

Collaboration Opportunity- Ring the Bells Productions

Ring the Bells, Collaborations across nationalities, genders and style We are intrigued by the facinating dance between structure and content – the extent to which they interact and affect each other. This encourages us to take on projects of highly collaborative and multidisciplinary nature, and to

United Nations Film Screening – Flying Paper

United Nations Film Screening- Flying Paper Wednesday, 21 May 2014, 3:30 pm Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium United Nations Headquarters, New York Robert Turner, Director of Operations, United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA)- Gaza will be presenting a briefing

New Articles by SMS Faculty Shannon Mattern

Two new articles by SMS Faculty Shannon Mattern have been published. Animated Spaces: Experience and Context in Interaction and Architectural Design Exhibitions has been published in The Senses and Society. Interfacing Urban Intelligence has been published in Places. 

Excommunication book launch

Please join us to celebrate the launch of Excommunication: Three Inquiries in Media and Mediation, by Alexander Galloway, Eugene Thacker & McKenzie Wark published by the University of Chicago Press Wednesday, 12th February 6.00PM-8.30PM The Hirschorn Room, Arnhold Hall The New School, 55 West 13th Street (near

Top TV Writers Talk at The Diana Center

On February 26th, Christina Kallas, a media studies faculty, will be moderating a panel on TV writing in the Diana Center of Columbia/Barnard. Invited writers are; Terence Winter, Eric Obermyer and Tom Fontana, three of the writers included in her new book ‘Inside the Writers’

Design is One, Opening October 11th at the IFC Theater

Design is One Kathy Brew and Roberto Guerra’s feature documentary Design is One on the eminent designers, Lella & Massimo Vignelli is having a one-week theatrical release at the IFC Theater, opening October 11th, presented through their U.S. distributor, First Run Features. Since its initial

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MS Faculty Peter Asaro on Press

Faculty Member Peter Asaro discusses the ethical and policy implications of smart rifle scopes on Motherboard

Volunteers Needed: IFP Independent Film Week

The Independent Filmmaker Project is looking for volunteers for Independent Film Week, the oldest and largest forum of its kind that introduces new talent on the independent scene. Founded as a part of the 1979 New York Film Festival, IFP holds workshops, seminars, and conferences,

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NEW BLOG! Visiting Scholars

Be sure to check out our new blog highlighting visiting scholars here at The School of Media Studies.  Check it out here. Right now we are featuring post-doctoral visitor Simon Ganahl, who is is organizing The Politics of Unenlightenment event at the Austrian Cultural Forum

The Public Private Exhibition Tour

Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 
Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 6-7:30 PM  Please join us for the 2nd artist tour of The Public Private: Luke DuBois and Eva & Franco Mattes with curator Christiane Paul The Public Private is the first New

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MM Serra presents an avant-garde film program that examines gender and sexuality within the poetics of cinema. Sourcing films made between 1963 and 2012 from the Film-Makers’ Cooperative collection, Serra’s selection specifically discusses male / female representation in underground experimental alternative media. WEDS, FEBRUARY 20