School of Media Studies | The New School in NYC
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  • Experience Matters

    At The New School’s School of Media Studies, the life and work experience you bring to the classroom matters to us, and the real-world experience you’ll gain—in media making, critical analysis and reflection, entrepreneurialism, and management—matters to your future employers and collaborators. Get the contemporary media experience you need from a faculty of industry leaders who care.

    Explore More. Be More.

    Our flexible, interdisciplinary curriculum allows for highly personalized pathways of study. Join a dynamic international student body at our New York City location. We are committed to creating media in the service of a more just and humane world.

    Focus on Contemporary Issues

    Defining the field of media studies for more than three decades, the School of Media Studies encourages investigation into important contemporary topics, such as

    • Creative media production
    • Media management
    • Participatory media and social engagement
    • Media history, criticism, and philosophy
    • Emergent media futures
    • Transnational and urban media environments

    Prepare for Your Future

    Build a strong portfolio of creative media projects, critical thinking skills, and professional experiences. Take advantage of networking opportunities and professional resources available in New York City - one of the most dynamic media capitals in the world. And prepare to join the next generation of media makers, researchers, designers, and scholars creating the media cultures of the future.

    Explore our programs to take your next step:

  • Featured Event

    2014-2015 Dorothy H. Hirshon Artist in Residence

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    Hirshon Artist-in-Residence Toni Dove will discuss with collaborators R. Luke DuBois, Art Jones, Leif Krinkle and Karen Young the haunted moments and entangled processes discovered in creating embodied hybrids of film, installation art and experimental theater. Reception will follow.

    Friday, February 27, 2015, 7:00 p.m.
    Lang Center, Arnhold Hall (I202)
    55 West 13th Street

    Toni Dove's work has been exhibited or performed at ZKM, the Museum of Moving Image, the ZERO1 Biennial, Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media, the Wexner Center for the Arts, REDCAT, The Kitchen, and many other venues and festivals.

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