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  • Henry Jenkins

    Jenkins interviewed for PBS’ Frontline on the future of news

    Henry Jenkins: “Each of these moments fundamentally altered pretty much everything in the culture, touching every major institution, impacting all aspects of everyday life, and fundamentally reshaping our understanding of what it meant to be human.”

     
  • CMS Clicks for Lensman/Alum Dan Bersak

    CMS Clicks for Lensman/Alum Dan Bersak

    Competing with thousands of other photographers for that one shot that no one else could get, says Dan Bersak, is what makes the job worth doing.

     
  • Convergence Culture
NYU Press, 2006

    Henry Jenkins on Ninjas, Politics, and the future of Democracy

    CMS Director Henry Jenkins’ keynote speech at this year’s Beyond Broadcast conference held last week at MIT and co-hosted by Comparative Media Studies.

     
  • Remixing Shakespeare

    Remixing Shakespeare

    The Feb. 15 “Remixing Shakespeare” Communications Forum looked at how interpretations of Shakespeare reflect and are reflected by contemporary culture.

     
  • Podcast and video: “Remixing Shakespeare”

    Podcast and video: “Remixing Shakespeare”

    New technologies are enabling forms of borrowing, appropriation and “remixing” of media materials in exciting, provocative ways. In this Forum, two MIT scholars who have studied and written about the remixing of Shakespeare will describe their research, show some salient audio-visual examples and discuss the implications of their work for contemporary culture.

     
  • CMS Research Fair featured at the MIT News Office

    CMS Research Fair featured at the MIT News Office

    Our Research Fair this past February 22nd was a great success! Thanks to all that came and all that participated!

     
  • Boston Games Salon – February 26th Meeting Announcement

    Boston Games Salon – February 26th Meeting Announcement

    The first meeting will serve as an organizing event designed to support the Boston-based community of folks interested in digital games for social change