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MA in Media Studies

MA in Media Studies

The Master of Arts in Media Studies
Media + Social Justice

The MA in Media Studies is a 30-credit program combining theory, practice and real-world engagement. We are a community of activists, makers, artists and researchers working to effect social change through media, as well as to understand the impact of media and technology on culture and society. Coursework introduces theoretical and practical methodologies spanning a range of critical areas including race and gender issues, urban development, economic and social justice, political activism, environmental responsibility, ethnicity, cognitive liberty, commodity culture, and cultural identity.

Potential students include activists, NGO employees, independent scholars, current media professionals, political, legal, and economic analysts, artists or others looking for an intellectual environment in which to challenge conventional understanding of the media in order to engage purposefully with a range of vital issues - from the environment, race and gender discrimination, to income inequality, and the impact of commodity capitalism.

For all application information click here.

For course information click here. For descriptions of all graduate courses, click here.



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 Office Information

 
Roopali Mukherjee
Director
Media Studies Masters Program
roopali.mukherjee@qc.cuny.edu


Laboratory for Digital Humanism Podcast

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 Colloquia Schedule

 

Spring 2019

February 13: Justin Hendrix
NYC Media Lab: Driving Media Innovation

February 20: Brandon Arroyo
Becoming Pornographic

March 13: Roopali Mukherjee
The Blacking Factory

March 20: Ari Melenciano
The Human Experience

March 27: Jonathan Buchsbaum
Earth to Hollywood: “Do We Have the Right to Exist.”

April 3: Stephanie Dinkins
Artificial Imperfection

April 17: Sara Hinojos
Racial Politics of Chicana/o Linguistic Scripts

May 1
Thesis Presentation

May 8
Thesis Presentation



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