Nov 14: Media Blackness

By Mike Rifino|November 4, 2016|FI Events|0 comments

Monday, November 14 | 12 PM to 2 PM EST | http://bit.ly/Media-Blackness | #fight4edu | RSVP Description  Join the Futures Initiative on Monday, November 14 from 12-1 for “Media Blackness,” an engaged conversation about the rendering of blackness in, across, and through multiple forms of media. The discussion will include multiple perspectives on the intersections of blackness and aesthetics in film, television, digital media, and beyond. Panelists include Cathy N. Davidson (CUNY Graduate Center), Shelly Eversley (Baruch College), Racquel Gates (College of Staten Island) and Michael

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“Edge Tools in a Digital World”: March 8

By Allison Guess|February 24, 2016|Events of Interest, Of interest|2 comments

The Social Science Research Council, in partnership with the New York Public Library, is launching a three-part series of events titled, “Edge Tools in a Digital World” featuring John Seely Brown, Yochai Benkler, and David Krakauer, among other amazing contributors in the digital and media worlds. With a focus on complexity and design, these conversations seek to underscore creative approaches that might advance understandings and guide action in this increasingly

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Sept 25: NYC Media Lab’s Annual Summit

By Allison Guess|September 8, 2015|Events of Interest|0 comments

On Friday September 25, 2015 from 9am – 5pm, the NYC Media Lab will host its Annual Summit, highlighting projects and talent within digital media from universities in the NYC area and beyond, including a number of CUNY participants. According to the NYC Media Lab Summit’s website, “This is an opportunity for media executives, technologists, and decision makers to explore interesting technologies and applications related to the future of media.”

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