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Shannon Mattern Publishes a New Article in The Atlantic

Faculty member Shannon Mattern published a new article in The Atlantic. “A Map That Tracks Everything” examines new startups that aim to build blockchain-based cartographic systems that, they propose, would allow for myriad new “spatial verification” applications and perhaps even circumvent GPS.

Call for Teaching Award Nominations!

Tim Marshall, Provost  Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The New School particularly values

DOC NYC Festival: ‘The Invisible Cinematographer Paradox’ Panel Discussion

Associate Professor  and Interim Director of Documentary Studies, Amir Husak; will be moderating the following panel at DOC NYC festival, at Cinepolis Chelsea, Sunday Nov 11: THE INVISIBLE CINEMATOGRAPHER PARADOX 3:30-4:30PM Cinematographer Rudy Valdez (The Sentence), Laela Kilbourn (This Is Home: A Refugee Story), Ryan Scafuro (Phantom Cowboys) and others discuss objectivity and subjectivity

Political Media Class Tours WABC-TV

On October 24, Carol Wilder’s Political Media class paid a call to WABC-TV for a tour of the station led by Parsons alum and ABC reporter Heather Harkins.  The class observed several live newscasts and met with reporters including news anchor and New School alum

Media Studies Faculty Member Shannon Mattern’s Article Published in Progetto Grafico, and more

Professor Shannon Mattern’s article on Silicon Valley furnishings and the environments of digital labor, which was published last year in e-flux, was translated into Italian and published in Progetto Grafico, a leading design culture magazine. Meanwhile, her recent article on hardware stores as social infrastructures and sites of world-making has been translated in

Shannon Mattern Publishes Catalog Essay, Talks at Columbia

Media Studies faculty member Shannon Mattern has written the opening catalog essay for Everything Happens So Much, an exhibition at the London Design Festival that explores the politics of networked technologies. In addition, she’ll be the first 2018-19 speaker in Columbia University’s Theory and History of