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MIT students win over $20,000 in prizes for their fiction, poetry, essays, science writing, and academic writing. Deadline: April 13, 2020.
As part of our mission of working across disciplines, cultures, and communities, we welcome visiting scholars and hire postdoctoral associates and fellows. Here’s the process.
The “Building Bridges” category winners included CMS staffers R.J. Bain, Alex Chisholm, Jan Ellertsen, Chris Pomiecko, Douglas Purdy and Brad Seawell.
The series of talks on the 9/11 terrorist attacks was sponsored in part by Comparative Media Studies.
Students, faculty and staff from the Comparative Media Studies program, with contributions from friends and colleagues around the world, have created Reconstructions, a website devoted to reflections on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Pennsylvania tragedies and aftermath.
Anthropology of Nostalgia: Primitivism and the Antimodern Vision in the American Southwest, 1880-1930
“Indigenous populations and rural areas become as central to the activities and investments of modernism as urban Western ones.”
MIT’s Program in Comparative Media Studies Launches Efforts to Explore the Future of Educational Media.
“Stepping Up to the Mic”: Le Tigre Strategizes Third Wave Feminist Activism Through Music and Performance
An analysis of the political music band Le Tigre, this thesis explores the strategies for Third Wave feministic activism that Le Tigre creates and pursues through music and performance.
Napster as an object whose meanings were contested and ultimately resolved, or at least stabilized, within, across, and through a broader systems of power.