SMS Faculty Member David Lieberman just had his annual analysis of CEO compensation and board of director gender disparities at the top eight media companies posted via Variety. Click here to read
SMS Faculty Member Lana Lin Contributed to Rosa Mercedes, Collab Between Journal of Visual Culture & Harun Farocki Institut
Faculty member Lana Lin contributed to Rosa Mercedes, a collaboration between the Journal of Visual Culture and Harun Farocki Institut: https://www.harun-farocki-institut.org/en/2020/05/15/living-in-the-uncanny-journal-of-visual-culture-hafi-19-2/. The short piece was inspired by Lin’s seminar, Uncanny Appearances: Analogue Apparitions and Digital Doubles, co-taught with Jonathan Bach.
SMS Faculty Member, Sumita Chakravarty, Publishes Article, “Documenting our Time: The Paradoxes of Belonging”
SMS Faculty Member, Sumita Chakravarty, published an article for Migration Mapping titled, “Documenting our Time: The Paradoxes of Belonging.” “Ideas of home and belonging– long a staple of migration as lived reality and structure of consciousness in that home is often defined in the very
School of Media Studies faculty member and Emeritus Professor, Carol Wilder, published an article for Public Seminar titled, “How Long is a Football Field? The Kent State Shootings Reconsidered” for the 50th anniversary of the Kent State shootings. “In today’s climate where mass shootings are
SMS Faculty Member Melissa Friedling Commissioned to Create Video Portraits with Inductees into the New York Foundation for the Arts Hall of Fame
Melissa Friedling was commissioned for the seventh consecutive year to create video portraits/interviews with inductees into the New York Foundation for the Arts Hall of Fame in support of their annual Benefit Gala. This year’s in-person gala was postponed due to the novel coronavirus until
SMS Faculty Members Melissa Friedling and Amir Husak, were Invited to Present their Workshop: Re-Lens as part of Re-Fest 2020
Assistant Professor of Filmmaking, Melissa Friedling, together with Director of Graduate Certificate in Documentary Media Studies & Assistant Professor of Media Studies, Amir Husak, were invited to present their workshop, Re-Lens: Old Glass for New Eyes, as part of Re-Fest 2020, which took place March
SMS Faculty Member, Melissa Friedling, was Awarded a Grant from The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music, and Theatre
Assistant Professor of Filmmaking, Melissa Friedling, was awarded a grant from The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre, an initiative of the City of New York Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment (MOME). The grant is in support of the completion of her
SMS Faculty Member, Jeannie Oliver-Cretara, Contributed to the NY Philharmonic’s Spring 2020 Teacher Curriculum Guide
Jeannie Oliver-Cretara was a contributor to the New York Philharmonic’s Spring 2020 Teacher Curriculum Guide on Music as A Change Agent. Oliver-Cretara was also a co-presenter for school teachers at a workshop on the same topic in January 2020. As of March 9, 2020 Oliver-Cretara
Jem Cohen’s film, Anne Truitt, Working, was selected by the New York Times on 4/16 as a recommended documentary on artists: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/16/arts/design/art-documentaries-streaming-virus.html?referringSource=articleShare
Christiane Paul presented on a panel about AI in Arts and Design at CAA Chicago and was interviewed on All of It with Alison Stewart about her online curatorial work at the Whitney Museum. She also gave an online talk on Art & AI at
SMS Faculty Member, Christiane Paul, will be on the Digital and Virtual Art Exhibitions IRL and the Virtual World Panel
SMS Faculty Member, Christiane Paul, will talk at the Digital and Virtual Art Exhibitions IRL (In Real Life) and the Virtual World Panel for Laval Virtual’s Pro Days conference. Streaming will start on Thursday, April 23, 2020 11:05 AM. For more information: https://www.laval-virtual.com/fr/programme-2020/ For more
New School Professors SIMON CHRITCHLEY, EUGENE THACKER, AND MCKENZIE WARK contribute to The Quarantine Files: Thinkers in Self-Isolation, edited by the Los Angeles Review of Book (LARB), available online and as a downloadable e-book. Eugene Thacker’s contribution focuses on “Pathological Life.”
Parsons faculty, Grace Jun, shares a tutorial on how to make simple face masks on the Washington Post, following the CDC’s new recommendation, recommending that people should wear face coverings in public to slow the spread of the coronavirus. To read the full article: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2020/04/05/how-sew-your-own-fabric-mask/?arc404=true
SMS Faculty Member, David Lieberman, Publishes Article, “Can ‘Public Podcasting’ Maintain its Lead?”
School of Media Studies Faculty Member, David Lieberman, along with American University professor, Patricia Aufderheide, had an article recently published on Current, a publication that covers podcasting. The article, “Can ‘Public Podcasting’ Maintain its Lead?” was based on a previous article featured in the International Journal
SMS Faculty Member David Lieberman Writes Article for Variety, “Can Movie Theaters Rebound Following Coronavirus Outbreak Closures?”
SMS Faculty Member David Lieberman writes an article for Variety, “Can Movie Theaters Rebound Following Coronavirus Outbreak Closures?”. The article, out today, about prospects for movie theaters in a time of COVID-19 and recession. Read the article here.
The International Journal of Communication has published an article School of Media Studies Faculty Member, David Liberman, co-wrote with American University Prof. Patricia Aufderheide titled “Podcasting as Public Media: The Future of U.S. News, Public Affairs, and Educational Podcasts.” Also contributing, and listed as a co-writer,
SMS Faculty Member David Lieberman is featured in this NPR Marketplace audio feature about Judge Judy canceling her show. Check out the article here.
School of Media Studies Faculty Member, Michelle Materre, was recently featured in an article for The Daily Targum. The article details Michelle’s views on gender issues within the film industry. She is quoted as saying, “I think that the reason for (the lack of female Academy Awards
DOC STUDIES PRESENTS Monday, Mar. 9th at 1PM Kellen Auditorium, 66 Fifth Ave THE CANCER JOURNALS REVISITED (98 min) Screening and Q&A with filmmaker and Media Studies faculty LANA LIN Poetic and urgent, eye-opening and razor-sharp, THE CANCER JOURNALS, REVISITED is the cinematic embodiment of Lorde’s
SMS Faculty Member, Michelle Materre was recently published in Black Camera, An International Journal
SMS Faculty Member, Michelle Materre was recently published in Black Camera, An International Journal. The article, titled “Capture and Release: Curating and Exhibiting the East Coast Independent Black Film Movement, 1968–1992,” examines the unique points of view of two film series that played a major role
SMS Faculty Member Peter Asaro was recently featured on an episode of the Carnegie Council Podcast: Killer Robots, Ethics, & Governance with Peter Asaro
Peter Asaro recently gave three talks, “The Consequences of Autonomous Weapons,” Conference on Robots in Arms: Search for a Future Arms Control Regime to Regulate Autonomous Weapons, Evangelische Akademie of Loccum, Germany; “When a Robot Decides Whether You Live or Die,” Night of Philosophy and Ideas,
SMS Faculty Member Eugene Thacker’s Books, “Horror of Philosophy” + “In the Dust of This Planet,” Translated into Multiple Languages
EUGENE THACKER’s “Horror of Philosophy,” trilogy of books has been translated into Russian and published by Hyle Press. Also, his book “In the Dust of This Planet,” has previously been translated into Danish, German, Italian and Spanish.
MELISSA FREIDLING just completed an artist residency as a Yaddo Fellow. Founded in 1900, Yaddo is one of the oldest artist retreats and residency programs in the country, located on a 400-acre estate in Saratoga Springs, New York. Its mission is to nurture the creative process
MM SERRA presented a lecture and screening at the Louvre auditorium in Paris, France on December 1st, 2019. It was held as the Petit Galerie in the Louvre as part of their cycling exhibitions highlighting Renaissance artists such as DaVinci and Michelangelo. The exposition,
SMS Faculty Member, Amir Husak, will be a panelist at E-Flux’s “Art and the Spectator of Ideology” panel on Feb. 22nd
Amir Husak, Assistant Professor and Director of Documentary Studies will be a panelist at E-Flux’s “Art and the Spectator of Ideology” panel on Feb. 22nd. To read more Opening: February 21, 6-8pm Public Program, “Art and the Specter of Ideology”: February 21–22 at e-flux and
LANA LIN, Associate Professor in SMS, is having the Quebec premiere of her feature film, The Cancer Journals Revisited.
NIAV CONTY has finished her feature film, Small Time, that has been in the making for the last four years. Conty was a writer, director, cinematographer, and co-producer on the film. It will be premiering at Cinequest 2020 in March.
SMS Faculty Member Charles Warner’s Textbook, “Media Selling: Digital, Television, Audio, Print, and Cross-Platform” to be Published July 2020
CHARLES WARNER’s fifth edition of his textbook, Media Selling: Digital, Television, Audio, Print, and Cross-Platform, will be published in July, 2020 by Wiley. It’s currently on Amazon for preorder here. Media Selling is the most widely used book in the field—it has been adopted by
JOHN PETER DIDATO attended the 77th Golden Globe Awards held on January 5, 2020. The annual ceremony honors the best in film and television and is a major part of the film industry’s awards season. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has presented the awards recognizing