Faculty member Peter Asaro, a renowned expert in “killer robots”, or, military drones, will be giving a lecture about drones at the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities on Monday, September 23, 2013. For more information please visit the center’s website.
“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
In many ways, these technologies are redefining our traditional notion of warfare. -Peter Asaro Media Studies faculty member and active member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots spoke today on The New School’s podcast, “Research Radio”, about his research on unmanned military drones. For
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
Eric Davis, host of the Expanding Mind segments on Progressive Radio Network, sat down with Eugene Thacker to talk about weird fiction, medieval mysticism, and other ground covered in In the Dust of this Planet: The Horror of Philosophy.