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Department of Media, Culture, and Communication

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Making Asian American Feminist Politics

Dr. Rachel Kuo of the Center for Critical Race and Digital Studies and the Asian American Feminist Collective discusses the role of media-making, specifically zines, in her activism and political education.

PhD Student Receives Prestigious Newcombe Fellowship

Harris Kornstein is a 2020 recipient of a fellowship awarded by the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.

With Fellowship, Martin Scherzinger Examines Pre-colonial Music and Dance Traditions

The Center for Ballet and the Arts at New York University, an international research institute for scholars and artists of ballet and its related arts and sciences, announced the 12 fellows for the 2020-2021 academic year.

MCC Celebrates the Class of 2020

Watch our celebration for the Class of 2020!

MCC 2020 Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of this year's school and departmental awards.

MCC Senior Honors Presentations

Watch the short presentations from students in this year's Honors Program.

NYU in Top 10 for Media Studies

New York University claims the 10th spot in the QS Top Universities ranking of media studies programs worldwide.

Public Culture Moves to MCC

Public Culture, the international journal of cultural studies, will now be housed at the NYU Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture, and Communication.

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.

Facebook's Undersea Infrastructure

Nicole Starosielski explains how the social media giant relies on a deep network of submarine cables to keep data circulating.

Disability, Bias, and AI

A paper co-authored by Professor Mara Mills influences Elizabeth Warren's policy platform.

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.

Addicted to Tech? Professor Natasha Schull Interviewed for PBS

Professor Natasha Schull speaks to RetroReport PBS about how social media addiction can be traced back to theories pioneered by psychologist B.F. Skinner decades ago.

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