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!

Awesome Announcements and Great Meeting Recap!

Dear MASCLab, We have many extremely exciting things going on in the next few weeks! (1) Next week in our MASCLab meeting, advanced doctoral student in CMLTD Tara Conley will be sharing pieces of her video ethnography Brackish, which she recently published in collaboration with ColorLines and talking with us about visual ethnography and her experience making the project. (Click on the link to check … Continue reading Awesome Announcements and Great Meeting Recap!

Weekly Meeting Recap

We had an awesome presentation on Wednesday from new faculty member in the CMLTD program, Ioana Literat. She presented on her research project involving the creation of a crowd-sourced children’s book, Hashtag the Snail. You can check the book out here: bit.do/hashtagthesnail It’s really cool. You can see some notes here from our excellent conversation. (We promise to improve those going forward). Ioana also led us … Continue reading Weekly Meeting Recap

First Meeting Notes and Next Meeting Plans!

Hello again MASCLab, We had an excellent and exciting first meeting with plenty of new and old faces alike–we shared what brought us all to MASCLab from across many disciplines. (Thanks for tweeting Ahram!): Some themes included: – media as scholarship (ie. broadening ideas of what is valued as “scholarship”) – digital/multimodal storytelling and forms of expression – media and civic engagement/participation – media/technology in … Continue reading First Meeting Notes and Next Meeting Plans!

First Meeting of the new school year!

Dear 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 Tuesday, September 15th in Horace Mann 46A (in the basement) 12:30pm to 2:00pm MASCLab is envisioned as a hub for multimodal and digital scholarship that explores the … Continue reading First Meeting of the new school year!

MASCLab members at Screening Scholarship Media Festival this weekend in Philly

Three MASCLab members will be showing films at CAMRA’s Screening Scholarship Media Festival at UPenn this Saturday in Philadelphia. Emily Bailin will be screening “Where I’m From” and Joe Riina-Ferrie and Lalitha Vasudevan will be screening “Contexting a Youth Documentary” – coincidentally on the same panel! Come say hi if you are in the area! Click on the link for festival info: it’s free! Continue reading MASCLab members at Screening Scholarship Media Festival this weekend in Philly

MASCLab News and Updates from Renee Hobbs visit

We are having our first MASCLab happy hour of the semester IN OUR NEW SPACE that we are sharing with reimagining futures project in HM 46A, next Friday, February 20 from 4 – 6pm. We will be using that time to make some artifacts to decorate the space and make it our own, and more importantly to hang out with each other and drink some … Continue reading MASCLab News and Updates from Renee Hobbs visit

First MASCLab Meeting of Spring Semester this Monday, 1/26!

Dear MASCLab, It’s been too long! I am extremely excited to see you all this Monday, 1/26. We will meet in 322 TH, 12:30 – 2pm. We will talk about our wish lists for the semester, how to make them happen, some exciting news for the group, and if we have time share media! If you are new to MASCLab, we are an interdisciplinary group … Continue reading First MASCLab Meeting of Spring Semester this Monday, 1/26!