Media studies is topic of year-long lecture series

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.


From Tattoos to Circumcision, Inscription as Metaphor

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”

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