Congratulations to SOFIA NAVARRETE ZUR, the 2021-2022 recipient of the Bishwanath and Sandhya Sinha Memorial Endowed Fellowship in Media Studies. She is a second year graduate student in International Affairs with a focus on Media and Culture. Sofia pursued her bachelor’s degree at Wesleyan University where she studied Cultural Anthropology, Psychology, and Film. She
Haus of Dust is a multimedia outreach campaign which exists to elevate Queer Latinx communities struggling with substance use by connecting community members with support, treatment, and educational resources. In residency with the Loisaida Center and The Laundromat Project, we will be working at the intersection
Doc Studies graduate and Media Studies student Lillian Xuege Li’s thesis film “Parklife” is featured in this year’s Workers United Film Festival. The film is free and on-demand for the May 7th-12th Virtual Preview. The in-person festival will take place in Cinema Village NYC this October.
Congratulations to our 2020-2021 graduate student award winners! The students will be acknowledged at The School of Media Studies Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, May 13, 2021. MA Media Studies Student Speaker: Sneha Menon MS Media Management Student Speaker: Joohee Oh Documentary Studies Student Speaker: Taylor-Alexis Gillard Media Studies Distinguished Thesis
Current student Guillermina Zabala Suárez, Media Studies ’21, recently received the Luminaria’s Rick Liberto Visual Arts Grant for $10,000. The San Antonio-based arts organization Luminaria awarded a total of $54,000 to 7 winners of its 2021 Luminaria Artist Foundation Grants Program. A panel of nationally and locally recognized judges selected