Comparative Media Studies/Writing

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MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing offers innovative programs that apply critical analysis, collaborative research, and design across a variety of media arts, forms, and practices.

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Civic Arts Series, “Bringing the War Home”: Visual Aftermaths and Domestic Disturbances in the Era of Modern Warfare

At the close of the First Gulf War, feminist architectural historian Beatriz Colomina wrote that “war today speaks about the difficulty of establishing the...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 5:00pm
“The Good Stuff”: The Intersections of Work, Leisure, and Relational Bonding on Tumblr and Patreon

Although the Pokémon GO phenomenon of 2016 has waned, the economies of internet fame and content production remains robust. Drawing from their dissertation,...

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Poetry Reading: Raquel Salas Rivera

Raquel Salas Rivera is the 2018-19 Poet Laureate of Philadelphia. They are the author of while they sleep (under the bed is another country) from Birds, LLC...

Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 7:00pm
Poetry Reading: David Rivard

David Rivard’s most recent book, Standoff, received the 2017 PEN New England Award in Poetry and was listed by The New Yorker in its “Books We Loved in 2016”...

Monday, March 11, 2019 at 7:00pm
Stuart Cunningham and David Craig: “Social Media Entertainment”

In a little over a decade, competing social media platforms, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat, and their Chinese counterparts,...

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 5:00pm

Recent Events

The Language of Civic Life: Past to Present

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Civic Arts Series: Myron Dewey

Thursday, November 15, 2018

2018 Comparative Media Studies Alumni Panel

Thursday, November 01, 2018

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