Scholarly Advice for Dark Times Professor Eugene Thacker teaches students at the New School the philosophy of pessimism. Some people look to the stock market to read the national mood. Eugene Thacker, a philosopher at the New School, can look to the enrollment numbers in
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
Faculty member Peter Asaro continues to be an influential thought leader, leading the charge to prevent the weaponization of AI: https://buff.ly/2xLkKFS . Bloomberg @technology has updates on the situation at Google: https://buff.ly/2JeRNmX
Christiane Paul presents on opportunities and threats of ambient intelligence at ix Symposium in Montreal and is quoted in an article on crypto art by Bloomberg News
Faculty Member Sumita Chakravarty to receive The New School 2018 Distinguished University Teaching Awards
Faculty Member Sumita Chakravarty is one of the recipients of The New School 2018 Distinguished University Teaching Awards. This honor will be bestowed on her at Commencement on May 18, 2018.
Faculty member Shannon Mattern recently served on the opening roundtable at the “Supply and Command: Encoding Logistics, Labor, and the Mediation of Making” symposium at NYU. Shannon was also invited to speak about the history of product sound design (from the chug of our washing machines,
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was recently invited to visit Rice University in Houston, where she spoke about cartographic methods with the Spatial Humanities Initiative. And this Friday, April 6, she’ll be talking about digital archaeology as part of the Bard Graduate Center’s “Disrupting Distance” symposium.
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern joined Kate Eichhorn, Miriam Posner, Craig Robertson, Jonathan Sterne, and Haidee Wasson in a workshop on the “History of Information” at the 2018 Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Toronto. She then visited MIT to take part in an invitational
“ab uno pluribus” – from one to many – (Phase II) March 2018 session NOW IN THE 5th YEAR! On Saturday, 3/24/2018 at 8pm, in #collaboration with NYU Waverly Labs for Music and Computing, we will present #experimental #electro–#acoustic#live #music in 8.1 channel #surround #sound and #dance/#movement by: – L’ARTISTE ORDINAIRE [gated benjolin & trombone] – ENRIQUE
Click here to read the article about Peter Asaro, and other TNS faculty members talking about A.I. at SXSW.
Faculty member Shannon Mattern has been invited to take part in a panel discussion, hosted by Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia, about the future of smart cities and the City of Vancouver’s involvement in Canada’s Smart Cities Challenge. “Technicity: Equity, Innovation,
SMS Faculty Member Kathleen Sweeney Collaborates as Communications Consultant with Director Helen Whitney on Her Latest PBS Documentary, “Into The Night”
SMS Faculty Member Kathleen Sweeney Collaborates as Communications Consultant with Director Helen Whitney on Her Latest PBS Documentary, “Into The Night” a lyrical exploration of mortality. Through the lens of astrophysics, art, cryonics, near death experiences and green burials, nine individuals from all walks of
Shannon Mattern’s Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media was recently reviewed by Jussi Parikka, a prominent media scholar for Leonardo, an influential electric arts journal. Check out the review here.
A Ciambra, a film by award winning director Jonas Carpignano and produced by Paolo Carpignano, one of our faculty members is now playing in NY at Lincoln Plaza and, starting Jan 26, at the IFC center
A Ciambra, a film by award winning director Jonas Carpignano and produced by Paolo Carpignano, one of our faculty members is now playing in NY at Lincoln Plaza and, starting Jan 26, at the IFC center. A Ciambra was this year’s Italian nomination to the
Faculty member Shannon Mattern was invited to take part in a panel on “Critical Infrastructure Studies” at the Modern Language Association conference in New York on January 6. On January 26, she’ll be joining David Ramsey, founder of one of the largest private map collections, to
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 Social Justice Teaching. The Distinguished Teaching Award recognizes faculty across the university for excellence in teaching. The New School particularly values
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For this presentation I will discuss my soon to be released book, which examines the vulnerability of the human body and asks how human beings contend with loss. Employing psychoanalytic theory and literary analysis, Freud’s Jaw and Other Lost Objects tracks three exemplary figures, psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, poet
SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen presents “Stone Tape Theories: Hearing Haunting, and the Memory of Materials” at Purchase College
SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen will be presenting “Stone Tape Theories: Hearing Haunting, and the Memory of Materials” as part of the New Media Lecture Series at Purchase College on Wednesday, October 11 – Natural Sciences NS1001 @ 7 p.m. A stone tape is a material object that
SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen’s film “Bridge” featured as part of the exhibition “City Struck” at Danish Architecture Center
SMS Faculty Kevin T. Allen’s film “Bridge” will be featured as part of the exhibition “City Struck” at the Danish Architecture Center from October 13th – February 28: https://dac.dk/en/city-struck At the Night of Culture on October 13th, DAC will open its last big exhibition before moving into the BLOX building
Don’t miss SMS & Parson’s Associate Teaching Professor Lauren Petty‘s upcoming performance Why Why Always at Abrons Arts Center from October 13-29! Conjuring a live cine-performance through the interplay of otherworldly video, music, sound and technology, Why Why Always is a sci-fi misadventure of secret agents and
On May 4, 1970, on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio, members of the Ohio National Guard opened fired on unarmed college students protesting the Vietnam War, killing four and wounding nine others. Carol Wilder, a 1974 PhD graduate of Kent State University, was
Faculty Member Shannon Mattern Publishes New Article on Cartographic Intelligences Shannon Mattern’s “Mapping Intelligent Agents,” a paper she presented in June as a keynote lecture at Kings College and University College London and in September at MIT, was published in Places Journal on September
On September, 28th The Advertising Production Club will be partnering with the Media Management Program to host the Women Transforming Media Event. Check out the amazing women that will be speaking on the panel below: Shelley Diamond, Chief Client Officer, Y&R Shelley Diamond is the
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Christiane Paul participates in a panel accompanying Heather Dewey-Hagborg’s and Chelsea Manning’s exhibition “A Becoming Resemblance” at Friedman Gallery, NYC, on 9/5 and in the Symposium “Beyond Grammatron: 20 Years Into the Future” at the British Computer Society, London, on 9/15. For more information click the links!
Marcus Turner Assistant Professor of Filmmaking in the School of Media Studies is looking for a Research Assistant to serve as Editor/Post Production Supervisor on the documentary film “Teacher Confidential”. This is a paid position. “Teacher Confidential is a film exploring the future of public education. It’s
Associate Professor Deirdre Boyle has just returned from the Visible Evidence XXIV conference on documentary, held this year in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There she gave a paper on the latest work by Franco-Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh. Both his 2016 film and 2017 installation are titled
Media Studies Faculty Mario Paoli has multiple performances this year! On June 4 Paoli will be performing at Muchmore in Brooklyn On June 9 he will be performing Signal-to-Noise, some other sound work, screen some Video Art, and a experimental electronica duo with an old friend and