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Media, Culture, and Communication

Our department specializes in the study of media and technology in their cultural, social, and global contexts. Faculty research and teach on media topics spanning the globe — from East and South Asia to Western Europe, the Americas, and Africa. 

Degrees

BS, Media, Culture, and Communication

The media studies BS engages the history, present, and future of global media, offering significant opportunities to study media abroad in international contexts.

MA, Media, Culture, and Communication

The media studies MA trains agile researchers of a shifting media landscape. You will analyze media and culture in the context of globalization and emerging technologies.

PhD, Media, Culture, and Communication

The interdisciplinary media studies doctorate foregrounds a diverse array of research methods and theoretical frameworks.

News

Researching the Relationship Between Technology and Borders

Doctoral student Michelle Pfeifer has received a dissertation fieldwork grant from the Wenner-Gren Foundation. The award will support her research into how media technologies are being utilized for border policing and control.

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Violence & The Digital: New Work By Allen Feldman

War and Algorithm looks at the increasing power of algorithms in emerging forms of warfare from the perspectives of critical theory, philosophy, legal studies, and visual studies.

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From Music Business to Baba O'Riley: An interview with Violinist Katie Jacoby (BA '13)

NYU alumna Katie Jacoby (BA '13) is an electric and acoustic violinist, who is touring with The Who.

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Charlton McIlwain Looks at Diversity and Inclusion in Computing Industry

A new book by Professor Charlton McIlwain provides a historical look at the challenges of diversity and inclusion in computing industries.

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Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

239 Greene Street, 8th floor
New York, NY 10003
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