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: Caitlin Hayes, Cornell Research October 24, 2017 In Pliny the Elder’s encyclopedic Natural History, written in the first century AD, he recounts the story of a painter, Protogenes. Attempting to capture the foam around a dog’s mouth, Protogenes became so frustrated that he threw a sponge at the canvas. The resulting impression created just … Continue reading “Classical Art – Ideal Form, Copy, Illusion”
By: Anna Carmichael, A&S Communications October 16, 2017 Radio producers Chris Hoff and Sam Harnett, co-creators of the 90-second NPR radio show, “The World According to Sound,” will be on campus to offer a presentation at 7 p.m., Oct. 25 in the Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium in Klarman Hall. The event is free and open to the … Continue reading “NPR’s “The World According To Sound” comes to Klarman Hall”
By: Sherrie Negrea, Cornell Chronicle March 22, 2017 Individuals and corporations contribute more money to charitable organizations than they ever have before. Is this golden age of gift-giving a positive or negative force in modern culture? For Timothy Campbell, professor of Romance studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, the answer is complex and … Continue reading “New book proposes alternative forms of generosity”