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:
Andres Bayona, Media Management ’17 recently wrote a piece for Forbes Mexico entitled “El rol del gobierno en la era digital” (The role of government in the digital age). In his piece he discusses the old structure of political control in which there was a barrier of
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
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
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,
Faculty member Shannon Mattern published a new article on the material archives of climate science: collections of ice, rocks, soil, and sediment. She’s also been invited to offer a survey of her work at the University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design on Nov. 9 as part of
Il Sole 24 Ore, a national Italian newspaper, recently interviewed faculty member Shannon Mattern about the capacities and limitations of machine-mapping and (semi-)autonomous spatial technologies. Mattern published an article on the topic, “Mapping’s Intelligent Agents,” in September.
With this issue of cléo, : an issue on short films! vol. 5, issue 2 There’s a challenge to writing tight, and all of the authors rose to the occasion, exploring their films and filmmakers with keen, concise nuance. Monica Uszerowicz reflects on her first sense
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
Professor Lana Lin contributed an interview and artist pages to Queering Contemporary Asian American Art (2017), edited by Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe.
Raúl Rubio, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and Chair of Foreign Languages, authored a chapter in “Racial and Ethnic Identities in the Media” (Palgrave, 2016). The chapter is titled “Stand-up Comedy, Beyond the Stage: Mediated Ethnicity, Sexuality, and Citizenship.”
Call for Participants: “Mapping the Discursive Landscape Conference” by the Bodies and Arguments Across Borders Working Group Application Deadline: Friday, March 10th, 2017, 11:59pm Why: Last fall, the working group Bodies and Arguments Across Borders began with the topic of bringing postcolonial studies into rhetorical scholarship, and using
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.
At the Limit: Borders, Margins, and Walls Sentiments in this period of fugue after the United States elected such a polarizing president have escalated to the point that many of us are feeling that we have reached our limit. As students we are thinking about
Call for submissions for “Responsible Robotics” edition of the Journal of Ethics and Information Technology.
Call for Papers for a Special Issue with Ethics and Information Technology on “Responsible Robotics” Ethics and Information Technology is calling for the submission of papers to be considered for inclusion in a Special Issue on the responsible use of robotics to be edited by Aimee
Shannon Mattern’s review of Hillel Schwartz’s Making Noise: From Babel to the Big Bang and Beyond (Zone Books, 2011) has been published in Current Musicology. About the review Mattern explains: One of the points I make […] is that the book is polychronic: Structuring the book in “Rounds” seems
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’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
Faculty member Carol Wilder’s Crossing the Street in Hanoi is now available to order online as well as at your favorite bookstore. A hybrid text of memoir, cultural study, and scholarly criticism, Crossing the Street in Hanoi, seeks to provide an encompassing and personal look at
Christiane Paul was a guest on WNYC’s Leonard Lopate Show this week, talking about Conserving Digital Art. In September and October she will be a Brown Foundation Fellow at the Dora Maar House in Menerbes, France. AND, she has contributed an essay to the catalogue
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.
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
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’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
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
Christiane Paul’s article Locative Media and the Shifting Ground of Context Awareness was published in Throughout — Art and Culture Emerging with Ubiquitous Computing edited by Ulrik Ekman. You can take a look inside at the table of contents and more. Christiane is also busy
Elizabeth Ellsworth’s and Jamie Kruse’s co-edited book, Making the Geologic Now: Responses to Material Conditions of Contemporary Life, published by Punctum Books, is being launched tonight at Columbia University’s Studio X NYC. From the launch invite: In the spirit of a broadside, this edited collection circulates
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
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
Arcade Publishing presents the collected works of E.M. Cioran, to be released throughout the upcoming year, with Forewords by Eugene Thacker. Eugene Thacker has written the Forewords to the collected works of E.M. Cioran, to be released throughout this coming year by Arcade Publishing. Cioran
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.