This website serves as a hub for connecting faculty and students engaged in the study of media and technology at Cornell. Media Studies at Cornell occurs in a number of unique disciplines, and this site seeks to both identify the variety of approaches to the study of media, and bring together the intellectual interests that unite faculty and students across the disciplinary divides.
By: Linda B. Glaser, A&S Communications, April 30, 2018 “Imagining the Future,” a new episode of the “What Makes Us Human” podcast series, explores how science fiction can help make sense of climate change. This second season of the podcast examines the question “Where Is the Human in Climate Change?” and showcases the newest thinking across … Continue reading “Podcast Explores Science Fiction and the Human Future”
By: Linda B. Glaser, A&S Communications, May 4, 2018 For Andrea Bachner, inscription – the moment in which a surface is being marked – is a metaphor, but it also draws on real practices and has real repercussions. In her new book, “The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories,” Bachner explores the role inscription plays, from literature … Continue reading “From Tattoos to Circumcision, Inscription as Metaphor”
By: Staff, A&S Communications April 18, 2018 From high-speed financial networks to social media; from viruses to terrorism, networks lie at the heart of what is new in our current era. On Wednesday, April 25, Cornell Media Studies presents “Critical Data Studies: The Case of Proxy Politics,” a talk by Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Professor … Continue reading “Media Studies Lecture on Networks and Proxy Politics April 25”