The 2017-2018 academic year comes with some great news around the growth and vibrancy of Comparative Media Studies/Writing: we have welcomed three new faculty members into the fold.
We provide a bridge between technology and the humanities, by examining the social and cultural impact of the changing media landscape.
The MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing is a one-year program that leads to a Master of Science (SM) in Science Writing.
A solid ground for extrapolation and predictions for Internet art’s future as an art world in its relation to the traditional art institutions.
Master's thesis by Neal Grigsby S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2007
Keywords: adolescence, anthropology, Bildungsroman, feminism, fiction, film, literature, narrative, picaresque novel, psychology, school story, sociology, Sofia Coppola, video games
The broad appeal of narratives with adolescent protagonists across a variety of media, including literature, film, and video games.
Master's thesis by Sam Ford S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2007
Keywords: archives, As the World Turns, CBS, convergence culture, entertainment, industry, serial drama, soap operas, storytelling, television
How the soap opera industry is and could be further adapting to the technological and social changes of a convergence culture to maintain and revitalize the genre’s relevance for viewers and advertisers alike.
How Chinese animation cinema has evolved over the years and how the Chinese nation is being constructed and contested through animation filmic texts.
Secrets play a fundamental and influential role within a given gamespace in terms of the way they affect a videogame design and player experience.
How transmedia storytellers can weave complex narratives that will prove rewarding to audiences, academics and producers alike.
The videogame medium is capable of modeling and critiquing elements of moral philosophy in a unique manner