Call for Entries, Call For Papers, Conference

CFP NYC 2019 Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies

NYC 2019 CMCS 8th International Conference Bridging Gaps: Re-Fashioning Stories for Celebrity Counterpublics Terrace Club at Club Quarters 25 W 51st St, across NBC & Rockefellar Centre New York City, USA August 30 – September 1, 2019 Call for Papers: In the recent past, there has been an increased interest in exploring intersections of life writing and studies of celebrity culture. Storytelling is central to effective branding in fame. Furthermore, the use of biographical elements has been recognized as a rhetorical device in writing op-eds, personal essays, and public speaking that often raise awareness on critical issues in popular media.…

Academic Position, Position

Two Positions in the Integrated Digital Media Program (IDM), New York University

Industry Assistant/Associate Professor at NYU in VR/MS/AR We seek candidates for this position with a disciplinary focus in virtual, augmented, mediated, or mixed reality, spatial computing, or motion capture. You may work with the above technologies in the context of expanded cinema, interactive narrative, game design, or other relevant fields. You should be an excellent teacher with a strong commitment to student mentorship and experience in all levels of teaching, from introductory undergraduates to graduate students. You must have a terminal degree in digital media or a related field and an outstanding record of artistic practice, technical innovation, and/or scholarship…

Graduate Programs (MA/ MFA/ Ph.D)

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute PhD in Electronic Arts, Application Deadline Extended to January 18

The application deadline for the PhD in Electronic Arts at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has been extended to January 18, 2019. The PhD in Electronic Arts is a practice-based doctorate, focused on independent investigation comprising an original contribution to knowledge, where knowledge is understood to incorporate an integrated combination of creative practice in the arts with theoretical and historical research. All PhD students are fully funded (tuition + stipend) through teaching assistantships, research assistantships or fellowships. The EMPAC Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center offers production grants that students can use to develop and present work in world-class concert hall and…