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Remembering Don Quinn Kelley

Former Media Studies faculty member Don Quinn Kelley died peacefully on July 27, 2016. He was a loved professor and mentor to his many graduate students in the Media Studies Program during the nineties. He taught popular classes inspired by his longtime commitment to social

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Shannon Mattern, Publications and Panels

Faculty member Shannon Mattern spoke on August 2 at the Center for Architecture about the aesthetics, ethics, and politics of urban data. She was part of a panel, sponsored by the NYC American Institute of Architects’ Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, titled “Layered: Data and Representation

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Loren-Paul Caplin Published in Made Man

Media Studies Professor, Loren-Paul Caplin was recently published in Made Man, a  lifestyle and entertainment blog targeted toward men. His column entitled  “My Slanted Truth: Are We All Walking Around Drunk??” can be read in here.  

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Peter Asaro Speaks on Police Using a Robot to Kill the Sniper Suspect in Dallas

Media Studies Professor, Peter Asaro has been in the press surrounding the police using a robot to kill the sniper suspect in Dallas. Here are some of the articles that quote Peter: Christian Science Monitor http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2016/0709/What-does-Dallas-s-bomb-robot-mean-for-the-future-of-policing Time http://time.com/4398196/dallas-shooting-bomb-robot/ Bloomberg http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-07-08/when-police-use-robots-to-kill-people San Francsco Chronicle (behind a paywall)

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Full-time Faculty Members Spring 2016 Highlights

Media Studies Associate Dean and full-time faculty member Christiane Paul has recently published A Companion to Digital Art (May 2016, Wiley-Blackwell.) She is also the recipient of the 2016 Thoma Digital Arts Writing Award in the established arts writer category. Media Studies faculty member Vladan Nikolic

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Shannon Mattern Interviewed by Information Professional

Over the past few weeks faculty member Shannon Mattern was interviewed about libraries for Information Professional, a Dutch magazine (here’s the interview in Dutch); won a generous Innovations in Education Fund grant from The New School to develop a Spring 2017 studio on “Urban Intelligence”; served

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Peter Asaro in the News

Media Studies professor, Peter Asaro was interviewed in this article for the Dutch magazine Filosophie, which will also appear in print this month: http://www.filosofie.nl/nl/artikel/45686/de-moraal-van-de-killer-robot.html Suzanne van den Eynden (2016) “De moraal van de killer robot,” Filosophie, FM nr. 6/2016. (In Dutch) You can view a

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Invitation to UN World Press Freedom Day Event

The United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI), NGO Relations would cordially like to invite Media Studies students and faculty to attend the World Press Freedom Day event being held at the United Nations Headquarters on 5 May from 10 am–1 pm.    To attend this event,

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Vladan Nikolic’s Film BOUREK Opens at Cinema Village

Media Studies professor Vladan Nikolic’s film BOUREK opens at Cinema Village, on Friday April 29, playing until May 5. More info on the screening here. BOUREK is a comedy, which the Athens Intl.Film Festival called “the most affectionate and optimistic film of the festival.” Tickets are

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Shannon Mattern Joins List of Presenters at PLASMA

Faculty member Shannon Mattern was one of the featured presenters in the University of Buffalo’s Spring PLASMA (Performances, Lectures, and Screenings in Media Art) series. In early March she shared her work on media furnishings — research she began as a GIDEST fellow at The

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Nitin Sawhney Presents at Living Truth in the Americas Symposium on 4/8

Media Studies Professor, Nitin Sawhney will present at Living Truth in the Americas Symposium at Rutgers on April 8th. More info here. PROGRAM 9:15am-9:30am: Welcome and Introductory Remarks Nela Navarro and Natasha Zaretsky (Organizers) 9:30-10:45am: Justice, Inclusion, and the Public Sphere Moderator: Christopher Sabatini (Columbia University; Global

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Shannon Mattern Joins Panel for Map as Metaphor Event 3/18

HISTORY OF ART SERIES: MAP AS METAPHOR Panel 1 – The Socio-Political Map: Control and Power Friday, March 18, 6:30pm 28 West 27th St, 3rd Flr New York, NY 10001 Moderator:  Heidi Nielson, artist and co-founder of  SP Weather Station Panelists:  Neil Freeman, cartographer, artist, and urban

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Josh Rabinowitz Leading the Juries at Cannes Lions 2016

Congratulations to Entertainment Lions for Music Jury President and Media Management Professor Josh Rabinowitz, the Grey Director of Music responsible for over 8,500 tracks for brands, cinema, recording labels and television. He’s just one of 23 industry superstars leading the juries at Cannes Lions 2016.

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Ecologies and Other Earthly Movements with Melissa Friedling

FLAHERTY NYC – FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION TUE 1 MAR 2016 7.00PM-9.00PM Anthology Archives 32 2nd Avenue New York City Media Studies Professor, Melissa Friedling and Cate Giordano were in person for a post-screening discussion moderated by Flaherty Board President and Ford Foundation’s JustFilms Program Officer

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Peter Asaro Quoted in Several Articles

Media Studies, faculty member Peter Asaro has been quoted several articles. Check our what he has to say below! Japan Times article (in English): http://www.japantimes.co.jp/life/2016/02/20/lifestyle/growing-chorus-experts-raising-ethical-questions-future-robotics/#.VskLpnR962w Le Monde article (in French): http://www.lemonde.fr/grands-formats/visuel/2016/01/18/a-quoi-revent-les-robots_4849293_4497053.html Guardian article last October: http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2015/oct/20/campaign-to-stop-killer-robots-warning-united-nations