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.
Deniz Tortum: “It is also the first dream of cinema—the total cinema.”
The surreality of so many election moments may account for the focus of this issue of In Medias Res and indeed of CMS/W’s work since 2015 and 2016: the long-awaited breakthrough of virtual reality technology.
“A deeply affecting experiment in communication, called ‘The Enemy,’ underway at M.I.T., is the result of a collaboration between Mr. Ben Khelifa and Fox Harrell, an associate professor of digital media.”
This framework creates territory for expression challenging embodied cognitive structures and could use the medium in ways distinguished from other forms.
Featuring the leading creators in the virtual reality space, helping us better understand VR’s potentials and implications for documentary and journalism.
A panel with some of the leading creators in virtual reality — Raney Aronson-Rath, Jessica Brillhart, Nonny de la Peña, and Caspar Sonnen — to better understand VR’s potentials and implications for documentary and journalism.