New York State University

The Departments of Anthropology and Cinema Studies offer a specialized joint course of study leading to a New York State Certification in Culture and Media for NYU graduate students who are also pursuing their MA or PhD degrees in Anthropology or Cinema Studies The program's philosophy takes a broad approach to the relationships between culture and media in a number of domains including: ethnographic film's significance for the fields of anthropology and cinema/media studies; problems in representation of cultures through media; the development of media in indigenous, Diaspora, and non-Western communities; the emerging social and cultural formations shaped by new media practices; and the political economy shaping the production, distribution and consumption of media worldwide.

Faye Ginsburg

Faye Ginsburg is David B. Kriser Professor of Anthropology at New York University. She founded the Center for Media, Culture and History at NYU.