Monthly Archives: May 2012

Take a Summer Course with Me

I’m teaching a summer session course at Queens College. The course is Media Studies 300W: Media Criticism. My version of the course will cover current issues in media technology and will focus on a limited number of topics. There will not be any overwhelming amount of material to memorize. Instead, we will read and respond […] Continue reading

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It’s All Digital Now

This semester’s History of Cinema course concluded with the contemporary Hollywood entertainment economy. One of the themes we continually encountered was Hollywood pursuing spectacle and scale in order to remain relevant. This contrast with what we have seen throughout the semester with emerging cinemas relying more on New Wave priorities of stylistic experimentation and character […] Continue reading

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