Sept 20th Meeting Notes

We had a great meeting where we started to get to know the collective experience we bring to the room, brainstorm some new projects and share our ongoing projects. Many new ideas were shared, including a campaign using gifs, games using geo-caching, hip hop health education initiatives, and a lot more! — and of course we talked a bit about our ongoing social media, podcasts, … Continue reading Sept 20th Meeting Notes

First Meeting of the School Year

Welcome new, returning, and continuing MASCLab members! Help us spread the word to the Teachers College and Columbia community–all are welcome. Our first meeting is Wednesday, September 13th from 12-1pm in HM46A (the basement of Horace Mann). Help us spread the attached flyer, and let your classes and groups know! First Meeting 17-18 Flyer!     Continue reading First Meeting of the School Year

Join Our Projects via Slack!

Hi all – we are trying out using Slack to organize our projects. Check our convos there: it’s open and free! Follow the message below from Lisa! Hello MASClab, In an effort to organize our communication and efforts on our many projects we have set up a Slack account. You can sign-up here: If you do not have a email, please email Lisa at and she will add … Continue reading Join Our Projects via Slack!

MASCLab Updates and Announcements

We had an excellent meeting this week–Kyle led us through an excellent discussion of podcasting and we took our first steps toward producing our own MASCLab podcast! You can see the introductory handout he used to guide us below. We came up with some great ideas, which we are going to build on in two weeks and take the next step in actually making it! … Continue reading MASCLab Updates and Announcements

September 28 Meeting Notes and Updates

We will be meeting next week at our new usual time: Wednesday, 12-130 in HM46A.  The first half of the meeting we will be workshopping a collaborative podcast around MASCLab’s work and interests, suggested by Kyle. Please join us to do some audio thinking and making, among other things! If you have something you’d like to address/workshop/brainstorm/get feedback on at more length this week or … Continue reading September 28 Meeting Notes and Updates

MASCLab Meeting Time Set!

The Media and Social Change Lab is meeting Wednesday, September 28 from 12-130pm in HM46A.  All are welcome and encouraged to join (dont worry if you couldn’t make it to the first meeting or are unsure if you’ll be able to make it every week)–we will be introducing ourselves and beginning to plan for the new year. The lab is under the guidance of Professors Lalitha Vasudevan … Continue reading MASCLab Meeting Time Set!

September 14 Meeting

We got together in an unseasonably warm MASCLab room for our first meeting of the semester–we went around the circle of about 30 people and introduced ourselves, our programs, and our favorite animals. Lots of cats. Then, Joe prompted everyone to think about the following questions: What is media? I have experience with I want to learn more about I would love to make What … Continue reading September 14 Meeting

First MASCLab Meeting of the school year!

Dear all, Please join us in HM 46A (the basement of Horace Mann) from 3:30 to 4:30 on Wednesday, September 14th for our first meeting of the ’16-’17 school year! Whether you are a new student or a returning member, whether you’ve been involved for years or are just coming to learn more, we look forward to seeing you there! We will be talking about … Continue reading First MASCLab Meeting of the school year!

Join Us to Start the New Semester!

We are looking forward to seeing you all at the start of a new semester! Please join us this Wednesday, January 27, at 12:30pm in HM 46A   and please bring anyone you think might be interested – as usual we are doing a push at the beginning of the semester to bring in anyone in the university that might be interested. This upcoming meeting we … Continue reading Join Us to Start the New Semester!

Visual Ethnography Double Screening this Wednesday!

Join us this Wednesday for a ‪#‎VisualEthnography‬ Double Screening & Discussion ! Dec. 9th, 5:30-7:30pm Horace Mann 152 Double Screening of Video Ethnographies by  Tara Conley & Prof. Stanton Wortham Professor Stanton Wortham (TC Visiting Prof. in Anthropology and Associate Dean at UPenn Graduate School of Education) will share “Adelante,” a video ethnogaphy of issues of Latin American immigration in Norristown. You can see more about his work … Continue reading Visual Ethnography Double Screening this Wednesday!