Media and Modernity

Academic Year 2022 – 2023

General Information

Address
S-110 Architecture Building
Phone

Program Offerings:

  • Certificate

Department for program:

Director of Graduate Studies:

Graduate Program Administrator:

Overview

The Program in Media and Modernity promotes the interdisciplinary study of the unique cultural formations that came to prominence during the last two centuries, with special attention paid to the interplay between culture and technology. The program centers on architecture, art, film, photography, literature, philosophy, music, history, and all forms of electronic media from radio to video and information technologies. The program draws on the rich hu­man and material resources that exist at Princeton and provides a focus and forum for research and teaching in the spaces, texts, and media of modernity. The program offers a graduate certificate and collabora­tive teaching, learning, and research opportunities centered on team-taught seminars and cross-disciplinary colloquia.

Students may not gain admission to the University through the Program in Media and Modernity.  They may affiliate with the program and earn a certificate from it after having been admitted through a degree-granting department.  The certificate does not appear on the official transcript.

Program Offerings

This certificate does not appear on transcripts.

Program description

The Graduate Certificate in Media+Modernity is conferred each year to Princeton University graduate students that fulfill the requirements listed below.
 
Ph.D. students may obtain the M+M certificate by fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. enrollment in at least three seminars cross-listed with MOD (Media and Modernity).
  2. regular attendance at M+M events held during the semester.
  3. participation in a dissertation colloquium led by the program's directors.

Masters students may obtain the M+M certificate by fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. enrollment in at least three seminars cross-listed with MOD (Media and Modernity).
  2. regular attendance at M+M events held during the semester.


Students qualifying for the certificate should send the following information (in a single document) to mandm@princeton.edu no later than May 1 for awarding of the certificate in that academic year:

a) Full name, department, program, year, expected date of graduation, contact email;

b) Name and contact email of primary advisor;

c) A list of courses fulfilling the qualifications for the Certificate, as listed above. Each of these should include all course numbers under which the class was listed, course titles, instructor names, descriptions (as listed on the Course Offerings website of the University) and the grade option for which each class was taken;

d) Any further information that might be useful and is not covered by the points above.

Faculty

  • Director

    • Beatriz Colomina (co-director)
    • Irene V. Small (co-director)
  • Executive Committee

    • Basile C. Baudez, Art and Archaeology
    • Ruha Benjamin, African American Studies
    • Beatriz Colomina, Architecture
    • Brigid Doherty, German
    • Devin A. Fore, German
    • Hal Foster, Art and Archaeology
    • Rubén Gallo, Spanish & Portuguese
    • Sylvia Lavin, Architecture
    • Thomas Y. Levin, German
    • V. Mitch McEwen, Architecture
    • Spyros Papapetros, Architecture
    • Rachel L. Price, Spanish & Portuguese
    • Gavin Steingo, Music
  • Associated Faculty

    • Bridget Alsdorf, Art and Archaeology
    • M. Christine Boyer, Architecture
    • Jay Cephas, Architecture
    • Zahid R. Chaudhary, English
    • Steven Chung, East Asian Studies
    • Angela N. Creager, History
    • Rachael Z. DeLue, Art and Archaeology
    • Elizabeth Diller, Architecture
    • S.E. Eisterer, Architecture
    • Diana J. Fuss, English
    • Mario I. Gandelsonas, Architecture
    • Daniel Heller-Roazen, Comparative Literature
    • Brooke A. Holmes, Classics
    • Erin Y. Huang, East Asian Studies
    • Monica Huerta, English
    • Michael Meredith, Architecture
    • Paul Nadal, English
    • Mónica Ponce de León, Architecture
    • Jesse A. Reiser, Architecture
    • Efthymia Rentzou, French & Italian
    • Paul E. Starr, Sociology
    • Jeffrey Whetstone, Lewis Center for the Arts
    • Carolyn Yerkes, Art and Archaeology

For a full list of faculty members and fellows please visit the department or program website.