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25 WAVERLY PLACE, 5TH FLOOR • NEW YORK, NY 10003-6790 • 212-998-3759
DIRECTOR OF THE PROGRAM:
Professor Faye Ginsburg
The Department of Anthropology has a film and multisystem video theatre that seats up to 40 and has an excellent collection of over 1,000 ethnographic film and video works, as well as a unique collection of indigenous media. The Department of Cinema Studies has a collection of over 1,000 films. New York University's Avery Fisher Music and Media Center has over 2,000 documentaries available to students in its video library facility. In addition, some of the best film, video, and broadcast libraries are available in New York City, including the Donnell Film Library, Museum of Modern Art Film Library, and National Museum of the American Indian Film and Video Archive.
Center for Media, Culture, and History
The program works closely with the Center for Media, Culture, and History, directed by Professor Faye Ginsburg and Associate Director Pegi Vail. The Center sponsors fellows, screenings, lectures, and conferences and integrates concerns of faculty and students from the Departments of Anthropology, Cinema Studies, History, and Performance Studies as well as other programs, including the Center for Religion and Media. The Center for Media, Culture, and History addresses issues of representation, social change, and identity construction embedded in the development of film, television, video, and new media worldwide. For more information about the Center, visit the Web site at www.cmchnyu.org.
Advanced Certificate Program in Culture and Media
This program provides students with a focused course of graduate studies combining theory, practice, and research, integrated with M.A. and Ph.D. degree programs in cinema studies, the Ph.D. in anthropology, and the Ph.D. in comparative literature. Students may not take courses in the Program in Culture and Media unless they are enrolled in the above programs at NYU or have permission from the instructor. Students pursuing a Ph.D. in other departments may integrate culture and media coursework into their studies for their degree in consultation with their dissertation committee.