The Four Cultures: Media Studies at the Crossroads

The following short article by Jeff Pooley appeared in Culture Digitally and Social Media + Society: In 1959, C.P. Snow famously decried the gap between the “two cultures”—the scientific and the humanist. Snow, a novelist and scientist, was disturbed by scientific...

First-Generation Faculty

Rebecca Gordon asks participants to consider the following videos and articles in advance of her panel on faculty mentorship, which will focus on mentoring faculty of color and faculty who were first-generation college students: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s commencement...

The Teaching Theory Workshop

by Pam Wilson The theory course is the intellectual cornerstone of many of our programs, yet all but the brightest students often suffer through it, groaning and complaining. How do we, as professors, find the perfect combination of elements to provide the theoretical...