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Lisa Gitelman (NYU) at Vanderbilt, January 18-19, 2018

Jan. 2, 2018—CMAP is proud to host media scholar Lisa Gitelman (New York University) on January 18 & 19, 2018, at Vanderbilt University. Gitelman is a media historian whose research concerns American book history, techniques of inscription, and the new media of yesterday and today. She is particularly concerned with tracing the patterns according to which new...

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DH-Enhanced UG Course by CMAP student Kellie Cavagnaro

Oct. 30, 2017—Anthropologist Kellie Cavagnaro is a graduate student in Vanderbilt’s Comparative Media Analysis and Practice (CMAP) joint-PhD program.  Building on her CMAP and Digital Humanities experience at Vanderbilt, she will offer a new undergraduate course in Spring 2018 that will integrate a series of curricular and instructional designs that connect students with on-campus media experts, and structure class time to include...

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Speaker Series: Careers Beyond the Academy (10/26/17)

Oct. 21, 2017—The Curb Center, CMAP, and the Department of English are co-sponsoring a speaker series, featuring former Vanderbilt PhDs who have careers outside academia. The first speaker in this series will be Lisa Niles who will speak to interested graduated students (and graduate students only) on October 26, 2017, at 4:10 pm:

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CMAP 8004: Media Ecology offered in Spring 2018

Oct. 9, 2017—CMAP 8004: Media Ecology. Designed to study how media of all sorts have come to define the spaces of human life, action, experience and what we may call “our world.” Focus on the impact of media technologies on built environments such as urban centers, academic learning spaces, museum and gallery settings, hospitals, transitory spaces (airports,...

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Gustavo Vazquez to visit Vanderbilt, September 28-29, 2017

Aug. 19, 2017—Filmmaker and media artist Gustavo Vazquez will come to Vanderbilt September 28-29, 2017. Vazquez served as a digital media artist-in-residence during this year’s CMAP Maymester on creative media practice. He will present his on work in a talk on September 28 at 6 pm.This event will take place in the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts...

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“CMAP 8003: Media and Society” offered in fall 2017

May. 31, 2017—CMAP 8003: Media and Society provides a rich set of concepts and perspectives to think about the role of media in modern society. It addresses different political and economic frameworks of media production and distribution, the role of authorship and copyright in an era of digital distribution, the tensions between privacy and publicness in a...

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Maymester 2017 on Creative Media Practice now in session

May. 16, 2017—CMAP 8010: Creative Media Practice will run from May 8 to June 1, 2017. This series of workshops will be taught by Vanderbilt professors and staff experts from different disciplines and departments. Week 2 and 3 will draw on a digital media artist and practitioner in residence (Gustavo Vazquez, University of California Santa Cruz) who will...

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