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Call for Papers For Conference: Formalism and Its Discontents

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,

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Introducing Open Campus at The New School

The New School is renewing its historic commitment to continuing education through the creation of Open Campus. This strategic step will contribute to the development of our university in important ways: diversifying revenue streams to alleviate pressure on core programs; opening up access to new

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2017 Nantucket Film Festival Submissions Now Open!

The 22nd Annual Nantucket Film Festival has opened film submissions for its 2017 festival. The festival is rich in history with a focused mission to promote the cultural awareness and appreciation of the art of screenwriting in the world of cinema. For more information, visit the

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Oaxaca FilmFest Feature Script Concept Challenge

Oaxaca FilmFest is proud to Present the Feature Script Concept Challenge. This event includes $15,000 worth of cash and prizes! FIRST PRIZE: $3,500 USD plus trip for two persons to Oaxaca FilmFest 2017 SECOND PRIZE: $1,500 USD plus trip for one person to Oaxaca FilmFest 2017 THIRD PRIZE: Trip

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: TEACHING AWARDS

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to nominate outstanding teachers for the Distinguished Teaching Award and for the Award for Outstanding Achievements in Diversity and Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The Award for Outstanding Achievements in Diversity and Social Justice Teaching recognizes faculty members who actively promote social justice through their teaching. You

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Peter Asaro in the Press

Media Studies professor, Peter Asaro was quoted in a Seeker article about the Ethics of A.I. at conference at NYU on October 19. View the article or watch the livestream of his talk at NYU here. He was also mentioned in the Scientific American blog.  Read

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Mort Scharfman Establishes New Production Company

Media Studies faculty member, Mort Scharfman has established a new production company under which he has written and directed and co-produced a pilot episode of a sitcom with integrated brands and product placement being considered by cable channels and optioned by one, and also soon to

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Kathy Brew Organizes Political Advertisement IX 1952-2016

Media Studies Professor, Kathy Brew helped organize a screening event for visual artist, Marshall Reese and Antoni Muntadas at the SVA Theatre. For 32 years, artists Antoni Muntadas and Marshall Reese have been compiling a history of presidential campaign spots following the evolution of political advertising

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Crown Heights Film Festival: October 28 & 29, 2016

The Crown Heights Film Festival (CHFF) on October 28 & 29 will bring exceptional local and international short film to Central Brooklyn audiences. The festival showcases a curated selection of short films: narratives, animation, documentaries, and cross-disciplinary/experimental films. CHFF’s mission is to provide a voice and opportunities for filmmakers in

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Peter Asaro in the Press

Media Studies Professor, Peter Asaro was interviewed by a Vice reporter on the Singularity: http://www.vice.com/read/how-scared-should-i-be-of-the-singularity

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Peter Asaro in the Press

Media Studies Faculty member, Peter Asaro was interviewed by  Victor Scheinman for the IEEE Robotics History Project and was cited by the New York Times in Victor Scheinman obituary : http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/22/technology/victor-scheinman-dead.html The video is here: https://ieeetv.ieee.org/history/robotics-history-narratives-and-networks-oral-histories-vic-scheinman?rf=series|5

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Premiere Screening of 78rpm by Joel Schlemowitz

NYC PREMIERE SCREENINGS! Filmmaker, Joel Schlemowitz in person! 78rpm by Joel Schlemowitz 98 min, 16mm-to-digital Fri Oct 14, Sat Oct 15, Sun Oct 16 at 7:30 nightly Anthology Film Archives 32 Second Avenue (at E 2nd St.) New York, NY 10003 anthologyfilmarchives.org Media Studies faculty

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Peter Asaro in the Press

Media Stuides Professor, Peter Asaro was quoted in this CNBC article this week: http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/15/pentagon-says-killer-robots-have-no-place-in-us-military.html He was also on The Morning News with Dave Ross on KIRO, the CBS radio affiliate in Seattle, but there is no web link for that.

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Call for Papers: Making Home in Wounded Places

An international symposium co-sponsored by MA Design Studies program, Parsons School of Art and Design History and Theory, and The Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, New School for Social Research Making Home in Wounded Places: Memory, Design, and the Spatial March 3-4, 2017 Our cultural, political and physical