CMAP is designed for graduate students from various doctoral programs at Vanderbilt. Seminars, workshops, bootcamps, and project modules are interdisciplinary and collaborative.
The program combines the critical study of historical, social, and theoretical aspects of modern media culture with hands-on experiences in the making of digital media objects.CMAP strongly encourages new and multi-modal formats of the dissertation. It prepares students to use the full array of digital possibilities to develop and communicate their research.
2021 CMAP Dissertations
Summer 2021: Working With Data Projects
- Rachel R. Underwood, CMAP: Does the Solution Already Exist?
- Joseph Kuster, German/CMAP: Images of Children in WWI Propaganda
- Maren Loveland, English/CMAP: Infrastructural Aesthetics, Filmmaking, and Reclamation
- Jennifer Gutman, English/CMAP: The Time of Chestnuts
- Tori Hoover, English/CMAP: The Black Flâneur
- Caroline Colquhoun, CMAP: Works Sighted
Maymester 2019: Creative Media Practice
Maymester 2017: Creative Media Practice
- Jacob Abell ’21 (French, CMAP): The Lettuce Goes Home
- Kellie Cavagnaro (Anthropology, CMAP): A Digital Study in the Anthropology of Color
- Zach Feldman (German, CMAP): Analog Photosphere
- Amy Lynne Hill (German, CMAP): 1417
- Adam Merki (German, CMAP): Kandinsky Visualizer
- Cynthia Porter (German, CMAP): I(nk)dentity
- Derek Price ’20 (German, CMAP): The Horror of Capital in Darkest Dungeon
- Kelly Samiotou (Spanish and Portuguese, CMAP): Latin American Musicians in Nashville Music City
- Kate Schaller (German, CMAP): The Art of Medicine
- Mariann VanDevere ’20 (English, CMAP): A Visualization of Paul Mooney’s “White Teeth”
- Nadejda Webb ’20 (English, CMAP): Protest Poster