• Activist Hashtags: Counterpublics and Discourse Circulation
  • A new journal article by doctoral candidate Rachel Kuo examines the ways in which hashtags frame and drive racial justice discourse. The piece, published in the latest issue of New Media & Society, focuses on the usage of hashtags ... More
  • Research Looks at How Racial Inequality is Produced Online
  • Internet users tend to navigate between websites in a racially segregated way, despite pathways that provide equitable access to different sites, finds a new study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. The ... More
  • Rise of China’s Culture Industries
  • A new book by Professor Lily Chumley examines the emergence of China’s creative economy as “culture workers,” tasked with developing new imaginaries to stimulate consumption in the post-socialist marketplace, burst onto ... More
  • MCC Doctoral Candidate Receives Prestigious Mellon/ACLS Fellowship
  • MCC PhD candidate Liz Koslov is among an impressive group of Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellows selected from a pool of nearly 1,000 applicants through a rigorous peer review process. Her thesis Retreat: ... More
  • Professor David Wills Examines Space and Place at NYU Tel Aviv
  • David Clinton Wills, Visiting Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication, will teach a new Dean’s Global Honors Seminar in New York and Tel Aviv in fall 2016. The seminar will combine a semester-long course In New York with a one ... More
  • Student Award Winners 2016
  • The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication is happy to announce the winners of its undergraduate and graduate departmental awards. To feature this talented group, we updated the classic Proust Questionnaire and collected their candid ... More


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