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Race in the United States: Fraught Crossroads

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2017 AT 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM University Center, UL10463 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY Guest Speaker: Lawrence Weschler, former staff writer at The New Yorker, where his work shuttled between political tragedies and cultural comedies. Two-time winner of the George Polk

SMS Alum Dan Creahan in Conference Panel

SMS alum Dan Creahan is participating in a panel at Northwestern University this Thursday and Friday, May 18-19. See abstract below. Caleb Larsen: A Tool to Deceive and Slaughter (2009) Daniel Creahan Ordinary Media: Always-On Formats, Genres, Aesthetics Northwestern University Caleb Larsen’s piece A Tool

Seeing is Deceiving

In an era increasingly defined by the ubiquity of visual information—from the billions of photos posted each day on social media to ever more omniscient techniques for surveilling bodies and crowds—vision is no longer merely a human ability, but a set of practices employed by