What does the presence of queer characters accomplish in historical shows? How much historicity do their depictions require? Britta Hanson explores the positive – and frequently negative – implications of modern-framed queer characters placed in the past.Read more
A Pedagogical Experiment in the Era of Black Lives Matter
Susan Courtney / University of South Carolina
Susan Courtney reflects on teaching race and media studies to undergraduates, inspired in part by her fall 2015 course, “Mediating Ferguson, USA: 1915-2015.”Read more
#TrumpIsRight: The Paradox of Digital Database Histories and Collective Memory
Eric Hahn / New York University
Eric Hahn explores how user-generated digital databases complicate our understanding of the nature of reportage, history, and news coverage.Read more
by: Jorge A. González / Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Una propuesta en cuanto al neologismo “cibercultur@”: entenderlo como un objeto de estudio y como un valor
de desarrollo y empoderamiento social. / A proposal to
use the neologism “cybercultur@” to designate an area
of study, as well as describe a value for development and social empowerment.
by: José Luis Ortiz Garza / Universidad Panamericana
Información sobre el proyecto Office of Inter-American Affairs [OIAA] dirigido por Nelson Rockefeller. / Information about the the Office of Inter-American
Affairs [OIAA], a project directed by Nelson Rockefeller.
by: Sharon Ross / Columbia College Chicago
How film remakes TV, and how TV remakes TV, too.
by: John Hartley / Queensland College of Technology
How do we write television as history?
by: Daniel Marcus / Goucher College
Remembering Bob Denver as Maynard G. Krebs, a rebellious figure in early television. He was a beatnik icon for suburban youths who dreamed of upsetting accepted morals and conventions.
by: Faye Ginsburg / NYU
Connecting Inuit culture to the rest of world using film and the Internet.
by: Robert Schrag / North Carolina State University
Communication is, and always has been, a negotiation; technology and society parrying and thrusting, demand and counter, proposition and accommodation.