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New Issue of Immediacy Is Out

Please find here the new issue of Immediacy:   http://immediacy.newschool.edu In addition to works by some TNS students, we had submissions from students at the following universities: Simon Fraser University, UC-Santa Cruz, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, Ramon Llull University in Barcelona, Spain, among others. Our students:

The New Issue of “Immediacy” Is Out!

Immediacy is a student-centered, online journal of the School of Media Studies at the New School in New York. Emphasizing the School’s philosophy for the integration of media theory, history, and myriad forms of media practice, the purpose of the journal is to provide a space

New from Public Seminar

Public Seminar Confronting the pressing issues of the day and fundamental problems of the human condition May 21, 2018 From Publisher Jeffrey C. Goldfarb The Banality of Evil and the Death of the Author Recent posts on Public Seminar and labor unrest at The New School lend themselves

gnovis Call for Paper Spring 2018

Georgetown University’s Communication, Culture & Technology graduate program is currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2018 issue of ​gnovis​, our student-​operated, peer-reviewed academic journal. About the Journal gnovis​ is devoted to interdisciplinary scholarship at the intersection of communication, culture, and technology. Published once each semester,

Call for Non-Fiction Submissions for Feet in 2 Worlds

The news website and journalism training project based the Center for New York City Affairs at The New School, Feet in 2 Worlds, publishes stories by and about immigrant communities in the U.S. Fi2W would like to highlight some work from New School students at the end of semester. Did you produce a

Call for Submissions: riverSedge Journal

riverSedge is a journal of art and literature with an understanding of its place in the nation. riverSedge exists to provide an outlet for writers and artists of excellence in the genres of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, dramatic writing, visual art, interviews, and critical reviews.

#searchunderoccupy featured in IFLA Journal

An article about the #searchunderoccupy exhibition was recently published in IFLA Journal, a library science journal.  SMS faculty members and graduate students were involved in its organization including Melissa Friedling, Nitin Sawhney, Laura Trager, Piril Gunduz, and Brianne Cole. For more information about the exhibition visit the

Shannon Mattern cited in The Nation and The Guardian

Shannon Mattern’s research on libraries and urban spaces was recently cited in two major publications–The Nation and The Guardian. Specifically mentioned were her work on transparency and public engagement in the Seattle City Public Library System and the rise to prominence of the new downtown

Infrastructural Tourism

Shannon Mattern’s article on “Infrastructural Tourism” – pedagogical and artistic  projects for visiting, sensing, and critically engaging with infrastructure, from the interstate to the Internet – was just published in Places journal. Read more at Words in Space.

Present Shock

Former Media Studies Faculty Douglas Rushkoff has published a new book: Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now. From the author: Present Shock seeks to describe and explore life and work in a very new temporal landscape – one defined largely by always-on digital technologies. But

The New Everyday

The New Everyday, and Emergent Infrastructures

Shannon Mattern is now officially the new editor of The New Everyday, an online publication for multimedia works exploring media and everyday life. Faculty and students are encouraged to submit proposals, after reviewing the vision for the journal and call for proposals, recently revamped by Shannon.

Shannon Mattern on Paju Bookcity

Shannon Mattern’s research on Paju Bookcity outside of Seoul, South Korea, was published in Places, a forum of design for the public realm. The research for this project was supported by The New School‘s Faculty Development Fund and the Korea Foundation. Read more, and see many

Jamie Kruse (MA 2005) – Making the Geologic Now

Elizabeth Ellsworth’s and Jamie Kruse’s (MA 2005) co-edited book, Making the Geologic Now: Responses to Material Conditions of Contemporary Life, was published by Punctum Books. Jamie and Elizabeth are also collaborators on Smudge Studio. Smudge Studio has been granted funding for a three year research and

Review of MoMA’s 2011 exhibition, Talk to Me

Shannon Mattern’s review of MoMA’s 2011 exhibition, Talk to Me: Design and the Communication Between People and Objects was published in Volume 4, Issue 3 of Design & Culture. The published piece is available here. You can also read Shannon’s initial thoughts she posted last year

World Film Locations: Mumbai

Helio SanMiguel’s edited book on the cinematic representation of Mumbai – World Film Locations: Mumbai – has been published by Intellect, distributed by the University of Chicago Press, and is now available for purchase. A few words from Helio about the book: Indian cinema is

Nekros – The Poetics of Biopolitics

Eugene Thacker’s essay Nekros – The Poetics of Biopolitics is featured in volume 3 of  Incognetum Hactenus, a journal of art, horror, and philosophy. The special issue – Zombies: Living On – is available online.

The New Everyday

The New Everyday’s New Editor

Shannon Mattern has been appointed the new editor of The New Everyday, a multimedia journal, supported by MediaCommons. She will begin this coming Spring. The New Everyday promotes publications in-between the length of a blog post and a traditional journal article, also known as “middle