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.
An article by Henry Jenkins
“By Monday morning, the site, Re:constructions, had launched with more than one hundred essays [about immediate reactions to 9/11].”
By Seth Mnookin
“Seth Mnookin lets us read all about it–the story behind the biggest journalistic scam of our era and its profound implications.”
“Because of our interest in the communities that form around games, we are positioned to examine the informal learning that occurs outside of school spaces.”
Academics, journalists, and others who write about games often discuss the concept of meaning in video games yet seldom define it clearly.
Marcel Duchamp’s “Fountain” extends the question of attributing artistic value to reproduced objects, to artistic value attributed to reproduced art.
The social implications of introduction of Wi-Fi in coffee-shops.
An article from the MIT News Office.