Media Production

“Encounters with Partisan Media: Toward the 2022 Midterm Elections”

On September 10, 2022, I participated in an interdisciplinary online discussion titled “Encounters with Partisan Media: Toward the 2022 Midterm Elections.” The discussion was sponsored by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Activist and Revolutionary Film and Media Special Interest Group. This was a fascinating roundtable, and I will share the video as soon […]

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Residente – This is Not America (Official Video) ft. Ibeyi

Residente recently shared this excellent audio-visual manifesto of the current state of Nuestra América. Ojo, the music video has numerous depictions of violence. The images are terrible, contradictory, and tragic. But the music and visuals are also angry, poetic, and combative. Some people have issued online political criticisms, explicitly calling out the backward visual references

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Professor Michael Cole, “Culture in the Middle.”

Uploaded July 5, 2022. An interview with Professor Michael Cole. The interview was collected in 1995 at a conference of child developmentalists in Indianapolis. The original videographer’s name and the exact interview date are unknown. In 2013, Mike Cole provided me with a DVD that included this unedited material. In 2022, I found the DVD and

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“Upon the social conditions of existence…”

“Upon the social conditions of existence, rises an entire superstructure of distinct and peculiarly formed sentiments, illusions, modes of thought, and views of life. The entire class creates and forms them out of its material foundations and out of the corresponding social relations. The single individual, who derives them through tradition and upbringing, may imagine that they form the

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