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Disney Imaginations Project Challenge

PROJECT CHALLENGE Choose an actual abandoned or “ghost town” from anywhere in the world and re-vitalize it! It might be as a working town, a historical landmark, a living museum, a themed experience, or whatever else you can dream up. Consider historical value and respect

Fridays with Transmedia Artist Rachel Frank

About Rachel Frank uses sculpture, video, and performance to explore the tensions between the natural world and the human-made, the animal and the political, and the past and the present. Themes of environmentalism and social justice are examined through narratives focused on memory, natural history,

Thursdays with Transmedia Artist Kathleen McDermott

Thursdays with Kathleen McDermott Kathleen McDermott combines craft and sculpture techniques with open-source electronic experiments to build video-based narratives of a strange future. While at MAD, McDermott will explore the relationship between robots and protest. About Kathleen McDermott combines craft and sculpture techniques with open-source

TRANSMEDIA EARTH CONFERENCE: GLOBAL CONVERGENCE CULTURES

TRANSMEDIA EARTH CONFERENCE:  GLOBAL CONVERGENCE CULTURES Hosted by EAFIT University, Medellín, Colombia In Association with Bath Spa University, UK, Bournemouth University, UK & University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia, Spain 3-Day International Conference: 11th – 13th October 2017 http://the-transmedia-earth-conference.webflow.io Confirmed Speakers: Carlos A.

Student Work Highlight: Rachel Is Here

Background: This 360 video project was developed in the Writing and Directing: Script to Screen (NMDS 5254) with Media Studies Program Director Vlad Nikolic by Macha Rose. Students were expected to write a full script and develop two scenes to be filmed. Due to the flexibility of this traditional

Mixed Messages Student Producer Needed

Mixed Messages Student Producer job description Student producer will work on all aspects of managing the Mixed Messages process from student recruitment, showcase coordination and opening night reception Candidate should be outgoing, reliable, self-starter. Must have experience with Google Forms, Excel and basic media production.

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Peter Asaro Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer on Drones

Peter Asaro was quoted in this Philadelphia Inquirer piece on Drones a couple weeks ago: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/Rise_of_the_drones.html He was also featured in David Levine’s latest podcast for HearsayCulture on Stanford Radio KZSU: http://www.hearsayculture.com/show-236-prof-peter-asaro-on-killer-robots-posted/

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Peter Asaro Quoted in New York Times

Faculty Member, Peter Asaro was quoted in the New York Times on November 11, 2014, on the ethical implications self-targeting missiles and autonomous weapons: “Our concern is with how the targets are determined, and more importantly who determines them,” said Peter Asaro, a co-founder and

Dawnja Burris’ new Animal Images Course

My course, Animal Images: Representation of the Non-Human Animal, has been listed on the resource site for the Human-Animal Studies (HAS) group at the Animal Studies Institute (with a link to SMS/NSPE): Course Description: http://www.animalsandsociety.org/pages/has-courses-in-media-and-communication Syllabus: http://www.animalsandsociety.org/static/resources-publications?tcid=151&_i=res View final project blog/journal site: animalcollectivism.com  

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Peter Asaro Speaks About Killer Robots

  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