“Jet setting is not glamorous; it is hard work,” according to Media Studies’ Associate Professor Deirdre Boyle who traveled around the world this summer speaking at four conferences and conducting research on Danish documentary cinema. Boyle’s juggernaut—which included ten flights in 30 days—began in June when she was invited
Media Studies faculty member Nitin Sawhney’s new documentary “Flying Paper,” which is about the kite making culture in Gaza, was recently featured in an article in The Progressive. Check it out here!
Experiments in Oral History, taught by Media Studies professor Susanne Snider, will hold a listening party on December 17. Hirshon Suite 55 West 13th St, Room 205 5:00 – 7:30pm
Book Launch: Viva Favela: Ten Years of Photojournalism, Human Rights, and Visual Inclusion in Brazil
In the last ten years, there’s been a media revolution in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro. Taking the production, circulation, and reception of news into their own hands, favela residents have changed the dominant media landscape. In his new book, Viva Favela: Ten Years
As of July 1, 2012, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees has granted tenure to Shannon Mattern, now Associate Professor of Media Studies. Congratulations Shannon!
Figure/Gound Communication is a student-led website serving as a hub for academic resources in the field of Media Studies and the Social Sciences. On August 12th Figure/Ground’s Gina Conley interviewed Shannon Mattern, and back in February Laureano Ralon spoke with Peter Haratonik. Both interviews explore
George Stoney, documentary filmmaker, media educator, and “father of public access television” passed away on July 12, 2012. Amy DiPierro, writing for On The Media sat down with The New School’s Deirdre Boyle to talk about Stoney‘s time at NYU and his tremendous influence on social media. You
George Stoney, documentary filmmaker, media educator, and “father of public access television” passed away on July 12, 2012. Amy DiPierro, writing for On The Media sat down with The New School’s Deirdre Boyle to talk about Stoney‘s time at NYU and his tremendous influence on