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Graduate research assistant Diego Cerna Aragon publishes post in DATACTIVE’s blog

Published on June 2nd, 2020Graduate research assistant Diego Cerna Aragon published a post in DATACTIVE‘s blog “COVID-19 from the margins” on how the Peruvian state is using social welfare databases to distribute financial support during the coronavirus crisis. Here is the teaser of the post: The Peruvian tragedies are manifold. […]

Digital Humanities: Sharing Digital Resources for Teaching and Research

Published on May 20th, 2020Wednesday, May 20, 2-3:30 p.m. RSVP to get Zoom link. This session, conducted via Zoom, is the first in a series of Digital Humanities workshops to be facilitated by the University of Montana’s Humanities Institute. To launch the series, Lisa Parks, MIT Professor of Comparative Media […]

The GMTaC Lab celebrates graduate student research assistants, Iago Bojczuk and Han Su, who completed their master’s degrees in Comparative Media Studies in 2020.

Published on May 15th, 2020The GMTaC Lab celebrates graduate student research assistants, Iago Bojczuk and Han Su, who completed their master’s degrees in Comparative Media Studies in 2020.  Bojczuk’s thesis is entitled Media Cartographies of Broadband Access in Brazil: The Case of the Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite (SGDC-1) and Rural Schools and Su’s thesis […]

Iago and Han successfully defensed their theses.

Published on May 15th, 2020GMTaC lab RA Iago and Han successfully defensed their theses. Here are the abstracts. Media Cartographies of Broadband Access in Brazil:  The Case of the Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications Satellite (SGDC-1) and Rural Schools by Iago Bojczuk  Abstract  The launch of the Geostationary Defense and […]

Graduate research assistant Kelly Wagman was awarded a MIT PKG Summer Fellowship

Published on April 26th, 2020Graduate research assistant Kelly Wagman was awarded a MIT PKG Summer Fellowship to work with Urban Rivers, a startup non-profit, on designing and developing a remote-controlled trash collecting robot. Urban Rivers, based in Chicago, is currently working on rebuilding wildlife along the Chicago riverfront. The trash robot is […]

CMS Thesis Day Presentations

Published on April 8th, 2020GMTaC lab RA Iago Bojczuk and Han Su will present their thesis on April 10th at 11 am. Welcome to join us! You can register for the presentation webinar here: https://mit.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oxtCd1DyTy6VglFFEy6jDQYou can see the presenters and their thesis titles here: https://cmsw.mit.edu/event/cms-thesis-day-2020/

Digital Montana Workshop

Published on February 29th, 2020 The Global Media Technologies and Cultures lab at MIT is partnering with the Innovation Factory at the University of Montana to put on a workshop called Digital Montana which will explore the unique role of digital infrastructure in Montana’s economy, environment, and culture. The workshop […]

GMTaC Research Assistant will pursuit a MISTI internship in Peru

Published on February 28th, 2020 Graduate research assistant Diego Cerna Aragon will be joining a team of scholars at the University of Lima to research the professional practice of journalism in Peru. Thanks to funding from MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives (MISTI), Diego will be part of the project Cartografía […]