Introducing the Global Media Cultures Podcast

This fall, I’ll be teaching my Global Media Cultures course online for the first time because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. At UTD, we’re required to offer an option for students to take the course asynchronously, so I devised a way to substitute for what would be the lecture + context portions of the classContinue reading “Introducing the Global Media Cultures Podcast”

Borders in the Time of COVID-19

It started with a Twitter joke. As the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world, governments instituted different kinds of lock down procedures to limit the amount of people coming into their country in an effort to reduce the possibilities of contagion. These procedures varied widely, from shutting down all incoming flights, toContinue reading “Borders in the Time of COVID-19”

Infrastructures, Piracy, and Breakdown

I’ve recently taken to Prezi less as a presentation software and more as a space for creating visualizations -concept maps, timelines, etc – that help me work through my readings and research material. This particular visualization is inspired from a seminar presentation I prepared on Brian Larkin’s Signal and Noise: Media, Infrastructure, and Urban LifeContinue reading “Infrastructures, Piracy, and Breakdown”

The Drag Queen’s Throat

During the winter term, I took a class on sound and struggles with Prof. Kay Dickinson at Concordia University, and for my final project I created three video essays¬†for a series entitled The Drag Queen’s Throat, where I¬†explored issues of space, time, and representation related to sound studies through the cultural figure of the dragContinue reading “The Drag Queen’s Throat”