Content tagged "immigration"
Vivek Bald reads from a new essay that uses a teenage encounter with police and the justice system to explore questions of immigrant acceptability, racialization, and the South Asians American embrace of model minority status.
Posted by Sasha Costanza-Chock
Drawing on extensive interviews, workshops, and media organizing projects, Sasha Costanza-Chock presents case studies of transmedia organizing in the immigrant rights movement.
Podcast: “Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement” – Sasha Costanza-Chock’s Latest Book Release
As part of his book launch, Sasha Costanza-Chock shares some of his prior experiences working as both an activist and a researcher of social movements.
Event: Thursday, November 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Book release for “Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement”
Sasha Costanza-Chock’s new book — about media, community organizing, and immigrant rights — reveals that the revolution will be tweeted, but tweets alone will not the revolution make.
Event: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
A reading and discussion with authors Gaiutra Bahadur and Vivek Bald.
From Huelga! to Undocumented and Unafraid!: A Comparative Study of Media Strategies in the Farm Worker Movement of the 1960s and the Immigrant Youth Movement of the 2000s
Rogelio Lopez’s thesis, examining media strategies by emphasizing concrete media practices of movement actors.
Posted by Andrew Whitacre
“Vivek Bald, documentary director and assistant professor of writing and digital media at MIT and the author of Bengali Harlem and the Lost Histories of South Asian America, reveals the little known history of early South Asian immigrants, from Tremé to Harlem.”
Posted by Peter Dizikes
Vivek Bald’s new book details the overlooked waves of South Asian immigrants to the United States.
Posted by Aswin Punathambekar S.M., Comparative Media Studies, 2003
Topics: audiences, class, diaspora, ethnography, family, film, Hindi, immigration, India, Indian-American, popular culture, transnational
A theoretical framework and a set of analytical tools that might help us understand how Hindi films are watched in the Indian-American diaspora.