Faculty Member Peter Asaro discusses the ethical and policy implications of smart rifle scopes on Motherboard http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/long-shot-inside-the-scope-of-smart-weapons
Faculty member Peter Asaro, a renowned expert in “killer robots”, or, military drones, will be giving a lecture about drones at the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities on Monday, September 23, 2013. For more information please visit the center’s website.
“Jet setting is not glamorous; it is hard work,” according to Media Studies’ Associate Professor Deirdre Boyle who traveled around the world this summer speaking at four conferences and conducting research on Danish documentary cinema. Boyle’s juggernaut—which included ten flights in 30 days—began in June when she was invited
In many ways, these technologies are redefining our traditional notion of warfare. -Peter Asaro Media Studies faculty member and active member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots spoke today on The New School’s podcast, “Research Radio”, about his research on unmanned military drones. For
To view this PBS Point of View Article, which was recommended by Pamela Tillis, click here.
Faculty Member Paul Hardart Collaborates on Videos to Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The March On Washington
Professor Paul Hardart, co-founder of Witnify, has worked with his team all summer to produce multiple videos in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington. One of the videos was posted to the Washington Post this morning. Below is another of the videos though
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,
Trickhouse current has up a sound-based exhibit curated by Joan Schuman who is an online only instructor in the Media Studies program. This exhibit features work by Kevin Allen, Tessie Word, and Maile Colbert. Joan Schuman writes of her experience curating the exhibit, With an
Join the new Graduate Program in Media Management group on Linkedin and network for discussions, promotions and opportunities in the media management field.
The annual Critical Themes in Media Studies Conference, hosted by the Media Studies MA program at The New School, provides a forum for graduate students from around the world to present original scholarship in media studies and related fields. This year the conference examines relationships
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
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 6-7:30 PM http://www.newschool.edu/parsons/subpage.aspx?id=88126 http://www.sjdcparsons.org/tpp/ 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
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
For all students interested in DIY media, social media for social change, and activist/hacktivis work. It is free and on a Friday night, so a good time for those who may wish to attend. Deidre Boyle, a New School faculty member for Media Studies and
The Public Private – exhibition Opening reception: Wednesday, February 6, 6:00 – 8:00 pm The Public Private will be the first New York exhibition of contemporary art to explore the impact of social media and new technologies on the relationship between the public and private realm.
Experiments in Oral History, taught by Media Studies professor Susanne Snider, will hold a listening party on December 17. Hirshon Suite 55 West 13th St, Room 205 5:00 – 7:30pm
Join us for an amazing discussion on Autonomous Weapons at the New School on December 11th @ 8:00 PM on the Parsons Building Lobby. There will be a Performance and Documentary presentation, followed by a discussion with Dr. Peter Asaro, founding member of the International
Book Launch: Viva Favela: Ten Years of Photojournalism, Human Rights, and Visual Inclusion in Brazil
In the last ten years, there’s been a media revolution in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. Taking the production, circulation, and reception of news into their own hands, favela residents have changed the dominant media landscape. In his new book, Viva Favela: Ten Years
Political Advertisement 1952-2012: Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese Thursday, November 1, 2012, 6:30–8:30 p.m. The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor 20 Years VLC => Free Admission Five days before the 2012 U.S. presidential election, artists Antoni
Faculty Research Brownbag Series Books and Broadband: South Korea’s Paju Bookcity Talk by Shannon Mattern Tuesday, October 16 12:15-1:30pm 66 West 12th St, Orozco Room, 7th Floor Just a few miles from the demilitarized zone in South Korea a new city has arisen – a
On October 19, the School of Media Studies, the India-China Institute, Parsons The New School for Design, and International Student Services will present an all-day program featuring documentary exploring the collective memory of the Great Chinese Famine as told by villagers who survived. The
Mandarin speakers are needed on October 19th to serve as translators for visiting Chinese videomakers who will show their work and talk about the importance of recording collective memory in China today. “New Chinese Documentaries: The Memory Project” takes place from 9-12, 1-5, and
Two Research Assistant opportunities are currently available within the School of Media Studies. Apply to the positions using the careers link after the description. 1. Research Assistant – Digital Research https://careers.newschool.edu/postings/8609 This position involves the creation of digital research resources for topics in digital culture and media.
OccupyData Hackathon September 28th and 29th, 2012 from 12pm to 6pm James Gallery, CUNY Graduate Center How do we make sense of large-scale and distributed socio-political movements like Occupy Wall Street that take place both in urban public spaces through protests and sit-ins, and in
Sound Research at the New School Please send expressions of interest and CVs to John Roach: firstname.lastname@example.org The New School Sound Research Group is seeking graduate research assistants to help with a variety of research, development and design projects. We are looking for motivated, self-directed
For information about the current issue of Immediacy, visit http://immediacy.me/
Writers Improv Studio is producing a transmedia project which consists of a web series and a movie shooting in December 2012, and is currently looking for two interns, an editing intern and a social media marketing intern. The organisation: Writers Improv Studio focuses on the
Applications are now being accepted for THATCamp Theory! Media Student faculty member Shannon Mattern will be leading one of the workshops. THATCamp Theory is devoted to exploring the relations between technology and the theoretical dimensions of humanistic work. Historically, digital humanities has been characterized as hostile
Want to help decide what goes into a documentary? Long time documentary filmmaker (and teacher at the New School) is making a film about how poets and singer/songwriters under thirty use their art to challenge the status quo and work for social change. We have already
As of July 1, 2012, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees has granted tenure to Shannon Mattern, now Associate Professor of Media Studies. Congratulations Shannon!