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Radha S. Hegde

Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication

Media, Culture, and Communication

212-998-9005

Radha Sarma Hegde is Professor in the Department of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. Her research and teaching focus on migration, media flows, globalization and transnational feminism. She is the author of Mediating Migration, (Polity 2016) editor of Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures (NYU Press, 2011) and co-editor of Routledge Handbook of the Indian Diaspora (2018). Her earlier work on gender identities and reproductive politics in south India include ethnographies conducted in south India on the subject of violence and motherhood. Her work has appeared in journals such as Communication Theory, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Feminist Media Studies, Violence against Women, Global Media and Communication. Radha serves on the editorial board of several major journals in the field of media and cultural studies. She is currently co-editor of the journal Feminist Media Studies.

Courses

Media and Migration

The course examines the role of media in the lives and cultures of transnational immigrant communities. Using a comparative framework and readings drawn from interdisciplinary sources, the course explores how media practices and media representations define and enable new conceptions and practices of national belonging, identity and culture in the context of global migration.
Course #
MCC-UE 1011
Units
4
Term
Spring
Faculty

Professors

Juan Pinon , Radha S. Hegde ,
Department

Transnational Communities and Media Cultures

The course examines the emergence of transnational communities in global cities and the role of media and media forms in (re)defining national belonging, identity, and global culture.
Course #
MCC-GE 2165
Units
4
Term
Spring, Summer
Faculty

Professors

Juan Pinon , Radha S. Hegde ,
Department