Comparative Media Studies and Writing subjects and schedules.
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Video: Elinor Carmi, “Media Distortions: Understanding the Power Behind Spam, Noise, and Other Deviant Media”
The politics behind categories we take for granted such as spam and noise, and what it means to our broader understanding of, and engagement with media.
The application deadline is January 4, 2021, and start date as early as July 1. Apply at academicjobsonline.org.
Edited by CMS/W Professor Nick Montfort, it’s journal of computational poetry, with this issue being on the theme of “fiveness and times of confinement”.
Video: Laura Partain, “Race and Representation of Syrian, Palestinian, and Norwegian Refugees in the News”
Nationalism and national belonging — and the ways social-expectations placed on displaces peoples can limit their access to civic, medical, and everyday resources.
Visiting Professor Eric Gordon discusses a recent project in Boston, in collaboration with the Boston Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, called Beta Blocks, that uses meaningful inefficiency as a structuring logic for sourcing, questioning and making decisions about public realm technologies.
Each year, we’re thrilled to have our graduating master’s students present their Science Writing theses. Cheers to the GPSW class of 2020!
Is there digital activism in China? What is it like to be an activist running a grassroots NGO in a land of censors?