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Platforms, Community Archives and Remembering the Pandemic

Published on June 9th, 2020Written by Amelia Acker For the past two years, I’ve been researching platforms’ digital preservation strategies and studying how platforms like Facebook, iOS, and Android preserve information and provide access to users’ data. As part of this ongoing research, I have been following emerging ways that […]

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 […]

Betwixt and Between: How We Grow During Times of Crisis

Published on May 7th, 2020A blog post by Kelly Wagman These are strange times indeed: however, as coronavirus news started to ramp up, I was struck by a familiar set of feelings. A few years ago, I went through a period of medical trauma. I won’t go into detail, but […]

Love and Producer: Otome games history and future in the East Asia

Published on May 3rd, 2020A blog post by Meng Liang Love and Producer was likely one of the most sensational mobile games in China in 2017. Developed by Suzhou Diezhi Network Technology Co., Ltd (SDNT), this mobile dating simulation game generated roughly 20 million yuan (3.1 million US dollars) in revenues […]