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Selling Social Good: Making Sense of Cause Marketing

With special keynotes by Sarah Banet-Weiser and Andrew Essex, this panel aims to address the complexity of our branded world and how it upends how we think about media studies and brands.

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Department News

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.

Author Georgina Kleege and Tango Artists Leonardo and Olga Suarez Paz join NYU Steinhardt as 2022-2023 Dean’s Scholars-in-Residence

Kleege will spend the academic year with the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and Leonardo and Olga will join the Dance Education Program in the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions.

Media History Told Through Code

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

New Book Explores Intersection of Law and Visual Culture

Legal Spectatorship, a new book by Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication Kelli Moore, challenges our understanding of domestic violence.

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.

Mara Mills Recognized for Teaching Excellence

Media, Culture, and Communication Associate Professor Mara Mills has received the NYU 2022 Distinguished Teaching Award — this year given to only six faculty from across the University.

"Dirty Works" Wins Gold at the Independent Publisher’s Book Awards

The book, written by Media, Culture, and Communication Associate Professor Brett Gary, explores the characters who ran afoul of stiff obscenity laws in the first half of the 20th century.

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.

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.

Media Studies PhD Receives NYU's Outstanding Dissertation Award

Harris Kornstein is a Fall 2021 graduate of the Steinhardt Department of Media, Culture, and Communication.

Award-Winning Doctoral Research on Law & Technology in Bangladesh

Media, Culture, and Communication doctoral candidate Salwa Hoque has been awarded a Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship from the Social Science Research Council.

Media Hot and Cold

A new book from media scholar Nicole Starosielski examines the many meanings and messages of temperature.

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.

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.

With NSF Grant, Researchers Document the Experiences of Disabled People During COVID

Mara Mills, Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication, is Principal Investigator on this study aimed at capturing and analyzing disability expertise during the Covid pandemic.

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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