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Price and Ristovska Edit Volume Visual Imagery and Human Rights Practice

The book examines the role images play in human rights claims.

Faculty News

Professor Jessa Lingel Leads Zine-Making Workshop on Feminist Pedagogy

The zine includes contributions from postdoctoral fellow Rosemary Clark-Parsons and Dean's Fellow Sharrona Pearl.

Undergraduate News

Doug Glanville's Communication, Sports, and Social Justice Class Takes Field Trip to Phillies' Stadium

The behind-the-scenes tour of Citizens Bank Park served as a culmination of the semester long course.


Chelsea Manning Speaks at Penn on Technology, Government, and Activism

A former intelligence analyst, Manning is an advocate for government transparency and transgender rights.

Faculty News

Pickard and Yang Edit New Book, Media Activism in the Digital Age

The book includes case studies of feminist, technological, and political interventions.

Graduate Student News

Doctoral Student Elisabetta Ferrari Studies Activism and Technology

Ferrari researches how social movements use digital technologies, and how activists think about technology personally and politically.


#QIS2: The Second Queer Internet Studies Symposium Held at Penn

Co-organized by Jessa Lingel, #QIS2 was a space to envision what Queer Internet Studies might look like.

Undergraduate News

Michael Kleiman (C’06) Speaks About Documentary Filmmaking

Kleiman directed "The Last Survivor" and "Web," both award-winning documentaries.

Call for Abstracts: ICA Preconference on Varieties of Publics and Counterpublics

This preconference aims to reinvigorate scholarly debates about publics and public spheres and their implications for democratic politics.


Aymar Jean Christian (Ph.D. ’12) Launches Web Series “Two Queens in a Kitchen” To Showcase LGBTQ Artists of Color

The series features artists, LGBTQ identifying individuals, and people of color discussing important social issues while making a healthy snack.