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PhD Student Receives Artist of Exceptional Merit Designation

The Asian American Arts Alliance selected Media, Culture, and Communication doctoral student Luna Beller-Tadiar as a 2024 Jadin Wong Artist of Exceptional Merit.

NEH Grant to Study Implications of AI Listening Technologies

With a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Media, Culture, and Communication Assistant Professor Edward Kang will convene experts to examine the relationship between machine listening systems and society.

A Multi Disciplinary Approach to Researching Deafness

Approaching the question from the social sciences, humanities, and life sciences, a team of researchers aim to move beyond siloed explanations of deafness.

Media, Culture, and Communication's Laine Nooney Hosts Event on Historical Context of Technology

This virtual event was sparked by Assistant Professor Laine Nooney’s book, "The Apple II Age: How the Computer Became Personal."

50 Years of Media Studies at NYU Steinhardt

The Department of Media, Culture, and Communication celebrates 50 years since Neil Postman founded the Media Ecology program.

Faculty Book Receives Honorable Mention from the American Studies Association

"Legal Spectatorship," by Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication Kelli Moore, challenges our understanding of domestic violence.

Whit Pow Receives Arnold Grossman Faculty Award

The award honors faculty for their commitment to education, outreach, and advocacy that centers queer and trans understandings of the world.

Personal Photography from Kodak to Polaroid to the iPhone

Named a 2023 Guggenheim Fellow, Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Marita Sturken will work on a book tracing the history of personal photography.

A History of (and a Strike Against) White Sight

From Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication Nicholas Mirzoeff, a leading scholar of visual culture, comes a monograph about the white gaze and the tactics for dismantling it.

Global Media Research with Impact

Media, Culture, and Communication's Paula Chakravartty has been appointed a James Weldon Johnson Professor by the Provost's Office in recognition of her research on racial capitalism and global media infrastructures, as well as migrant labor mobility and justice.

Media History Told Through Code

A new video game from media scholar Alexander Galloway links to his research practice of reviving obsolete software.

Nicole Fleetwood Receives $1M Grant from the Mellon Foundation for Prison Art Initiative

Support of Steinhardt Professor Nicole Fleetwood's Marking Time initiative will amplify the art of the incarcerated.

New Book Examines Cultural Memory and National Identity

A new book by Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Marita Sturken explores the ways in which we memorialize acts of terror and what these choices reveal about our national identity.

In 'Uncomputable,' Alexander Galloway Offers Long History of the Digital Age

From algebraic patterns woven on a hand loom to artificial-life simulations, a new book by Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Galloway charts the history of digital media.

Founded by an NYU Grad, the Bushwick Film Festival is Empowering Diverse Storytellers

Media, Culture, and Communication alum Kweighbaye Kotee (BS ‘09) founded the festival while a Steinhardt student. The festival will celebrate 15 years next fall.

NYU Steinhardt’s Susan Murray Awarded 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship

Susan Murray, a professor in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, has been awarded a 2021 Guggenheim Fellowship, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has announced.

NYU in Top 10 for Media Studies

New York University claims the 7th 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.

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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