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To Form a More Perverted Union

Associate Professor Brett Gary details the successes of attorney Morris Ernst against obscenity laws from the 1920s-1950s in his 2021 book, Dirty Works: Obscenity on Trial in America’s First Sexual Revolution.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Digital Interests Lab Funded by Microsoft

Generous award to fund two postdoctoral fellowships on racial equity in technology and data justice.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Georgina Kleege named NYU Steinhardt 2022-2023 Scholar-in-Residence

Kleege will work with NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication and the NYU Center for Disability Studies to transform arts access.
Areas of Study: Media Studies The Arts

NYU Professor and Students Help Create a New Grammy® Special Merit Award for Best Song for Social Change

The Recording Academy announced the creation of a special merit award for Best Song for Social Change. The award was proposed by Music Business Professor Carlos Chirinos. Students cataloged 400 songs dealing with social change.
Areas of Study: Education Media Studies The Arts

Ensuring Greener Operations for Global Communication

Media, Culture, and Communication Professor Nicole Starosielski is part of a research team that will offer the first carbon footprint assessment of subsea cables—a global network that currently carries 99% of transoceanic Internet traffic.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Lisa Gitelman Explains Why Trump's Twitter Archive is a Pressing Concern for Media Historians

In an op-ed for CNN, Media, Culture, and Communication professor Lisa Gitelman shows how the Trump twitter ban highlights a larger question of preserving context and content in digital communication.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

With ACLS/Mellon Fellowship, Nicholas Mirzoeff Pursues Anti-Racist Visual Activism

A leading figure in the field of Visual Culture, the Media, Culture, and Communication professor is spending the 2020/21 year as a Scholar in Residence at the Magnum Foundation.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

PhD Student is Lead Cultural Consultant and Lead Writer for Age of Empire Video Game

Media, Culture, and Communication doctoral student Tony Brave was the lead cultural consultant for the Indigenous people portrayed in Age of Empire III.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Evaluating Corporate Commitment to Social Justice

In the midst of a global pandemic and against the backdrop of heightened focus on police violence and the inequities experienced by the black community, MCC's 4 Weber Shandwick Scholars were assigned a timely project by the DC office.
Areas of Study: Media Studies

Studying the VR/AR Industry

A new course on the business of VR is coming to MCC Fall 2020. We spoke to the professor, Samantha Wolfe.
Areas of Study: Media Studies
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