Music Video International

Music Video International

While there are tons of music videos from all over the world, most scholarship, not surprisingly, focuses on U.S. music videos. It’s easy to find solid lists of exceptional music videos from the U.S., the U.K., and a few other places, but really hard to even start exploring music videos from elsewhere around the world….

Lexicon of Media Studies Terms

Lexicon of Media Studies Terms

This project launches a student-produced online glossary of key terms in film and media studies. Through a growing number of illustrated entries, the Film & Media Lexicon will provide a descriptive and critical vocabulary for analyzing the form and content of moving images from the birth of cinema to present-day digital media culture. The first…

Genocide in the Modern World

Genocide in the Modern World

The project goal is to create a time-lapse map of the Rwandan Genocide to use as a research and teaching tool to explain key elements of the development of the genocide. The timing, location, scale, and pace of mass killing (and in some cases, the absence of this) all provide insights into the factors that…

Engaged E-Reading

Engaged E-Reading

In a letter to his friend Francesco Vettori, Niccolo Machiavelli describes a typical day of his life while in exile—his punishment for conspiring against the Medici in Florence. At night, Machiavelli would retire to his study and immerse himself in the works of ancient political theorists reflecting, “for the space of four hours I feel no…

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