The 2017-2018 academic year comes with some great news around the growth and vibrancy of Comparative Media Studies/Writing: we have welcomed three new faculty members into the fold.
Video, podcast and summary: “Being Muslim in America (and MIT) in 2016”
How hateful, discriminatory rhetoric influences public opinion, its impact on the daily lives of Muslim-Americans, and strategies for combating it.
CMS/W Studies Pro Wrestling: Former MIT Students Cut Their Promos on the Value of Studying Pop Culture
“It can be a great lens into human culture, social connection, and processes of meaning-making…but I feared the depth behind it could get lost in the process.”
Video: Thesis Presentations 2010. Hillary Kolos: “Not in it just to win it: Inclusive gaming in an MIT dorm”
Hillary Kolos describes her ethnographic study of gamers who live together in a dorm at MIT.