Comparative Media Studies and Writing subjects and schedules.
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A session on transforming humanities education (a project supported by the d’Arbeloff Fund for Excellence in Education at MIT) presented both new teaching materials and new strategies for forming learning communities across disciplines and distances.
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.