In-person events cancelled through semester. Online activities will continue.

Following campus guidelines, all in-person activities and events MASCLab had scheduled will not take place this semester. Stay tuned for plans for digital events and meetings. Join our mailing list to hear about upcoming opportunities and continuing weekly meetings and other activities online. Continue reading In-person events cancelled through semester. Online activities will continue.

Multimodal Scholarship Series

This year, MASCLab produced a series of events that explored, presented and engaged with examples of multimodal scholarship. Special thanks to the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs for co-sponsoring the series. Events: What are you watching series, March 3rd, 2020. “Runaway” Interactive Film Screening February 13th, 2020 in the Smith Learning Theater with Professor Jacqueline Simmons The Challenges of YPAR … Continue reading Multimodal Scholarship Series

MASCLab Presents: Research for Solutions

MASCLab is producing a new limited podcast series focusing on research around gun violence. Our first episode has been released! It discusses cleaning and greening programs in Philadelphia and how research has shown that converting vacant lots to maintained green space open for use by community members leads to reductions in gun violence. Visit the “Research for Solutions” website to hear the episode and learn … Continue reading MASCLab Presents: Research for Solutions

MASCLab Fall 2019 Semester Reflection

It was a busy semester at MASCLab. We hosted lively discussions in our weekly meetings on topics like the ethics of online research, representation, and thinking through accessibility in our approaches to scholarship as a lab. We shared, critiqued and celebrated each others’ media work. We helped bring events to the broader Teachers College community like Professor Hannah Smithson’s talk on The Challenges of YPAR … Continue reading MASCLab Fall 2019 Semester Reflection

VRSC Happy Lunch: Research in Progress with Two MASCLab Members Wednesday Afternoon!

Wednesday 12/4 from 3-5pm in HM46A, make sure to come to the joint MASCLab/VRSC happy hour to hear from TWO great MASCLab members about their work! Emily Bailin on “The Role of “Finstas” (Fake Instagram Accounts) In Youth Self Expression and Digital Participation” andKatie Newhouse on “Small Spaces, Big Moments: Restricted Educational Programs and Disabling Sites of Possibilities” Emily: This research project asks: how do … Continue reading VRSC Happy Lunch: Research in Progress with Two MASCLab Members Wednesday Afternoon!

Meeting Share – September 19

Today at MASCLab we introduced each other a little further and talked about pitches, and then did some pitching of projects we would be excited to make this year. Here’s a short list of some of the initial ideas that were shared: A game based on navigating Teachers College in 3 dimensions Our ongoing Fake News game projects A video about officially labeling gaming addiction … Continue reading Meeting Share – September 19

First Meeting of ’18/’19 This Wednesday!

TC community: We are extremely excited to invite you to this year’s first meeting of the Media and Social Change Lab (MASCLab) at Teachers College. All who are interested are welcome. The meeting will take place this Wednesday, September 12th in Horace Mann 46A (in the basement of Horace Mann) 12-1:30 pm This meeting will be an opportunity to meet others interested in MASCLab and … Continue reading First Meeting of ’18/’19 This Wednesday!