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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.
The innovative event was a “huge success,” said Henry Jenkins, professor of literature and director of CMS.
Is there a necessary inconsistency between the narrative and interactive domains? How does Ceremony of Innocence bridge any such inconsistency?
A three-day conference to celebrate the accomplishments of minorities using digital technologies