Month: March 2013

Prof. Bill Herman’s Book

Now Available: The Fight over Digital Rights

Hot off the presses at Cambridge University Press, it’s The Fight over Digital Rights: The Politics of Copyright and Technology, by Bill D. Herman.

'The Fight over Digital Rights' cover photo

About the Book
In the political fight over copyright, internet advocacy has reshaped the playing field. This was shown most dramatically in the 2012 “SOPA blackout,” when the largest online protest in history stopped two copyright bills in their tracks. For those not already familiar with the debate, this protest seemingly came out of nowhere, yet it was the culmination of an intellectual and political evolution more than a decade in the making.
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Prof. Thakur’s film selected for A.I.R. Gallery’s 40th Anniversary Show

Shanti Thakur’s experimental-documentary Seven Hours to Burn will screen at A.I.R. Gallery’s 40th Anniversary Show, 40/40: A Double Vision.

The opening reception will be on Thursday, March 7th from 6 – 9pm at 111 Front Street in DUMBO, Brooklyn.
The exhibition will be on view March 7 – 20, 2013.

Founded in 1972, A.I.R. is the first artist-run gallery for women in the United States. This show pairs the work of 20 member artists with the work of 20 invited guest artists.

A.I.R. Gallery's 40/40 flyer

PCMC Talk with Michelle Materre

People of Color Media Collective student group presents

What: PCMC Talk with Michelle Materre
When: Monday,March 4, 2013 @ 6:00pm
Where: 436 HN Television Studio

March 4, 2013 for a talk with Michelle Materre, professor of Media and Film Studies at the New School, film producer, President and Director of Creative Affairs at Autonomous Entertainment a marketing and distribution firm specializing in independent media. She will discuss her career trajectory,works she has produced, and her experience and contribution as a women of color and leader in independent media production and distribution.

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