This site is dedicated to The Media Ecology Project (MEP),  a digital resource at Dartmouth that will facilitate the awareness of and critical study of Media Ecology:  the dynamic ecology of historical media in relation to the public sphere and public memory.

The Media Ecology Project provides online access to primary moving image research materials, and engages dynamic new forms of scholarly production and online publishing.

We are working to connect archives of historical media to researchers in Film and Media Studies and related fields and disciplines, extending into the undergraduate classroom.  We promote close textual studies of the subject matter, production, reception, and representational practices of media, in relation to research within and across the collections of participating archives.

We intend MEP to support and advocate the essential work of media archives.

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Schedule and Attendees for MEP Symposium, May 17-18 2013

Media Ecology Project Symposium

May 17-18, 2013

Black Family Visual Arts Center

Dartmouth College

Friday, May 17

8:30am  Breakfast (VAC 201)

9:00am  Introductory Session (Loew Auditorium)

12:00pm convivial lunch (VAC 301)

1:00pm Metdata Roundtable (VAC 001)

2:00pm Q&A with Mediathread and Scalar Programmers (VAC 001)

2:50pm coffee break

3:00pm Break-Out Sessions (VAC 001, 109, 230)

4:00pm Reports from Break-Out Sessions (VAC 001)

5:00pm Reception, with Game Culture Conference (VAC lobby)


Saturday, May 18

8:30am Breakfast (VAC 201)

9:30am Synthesis Session (VAC 001)

12:00 mid-day break

2:00pm Archival Film Festival (Loew Auditorium)

5:00pm Symposium concludes

Invited Speakers for the symposium:

Mike Mashon, Library of Congress

Andrea Leigh, Library of Congress

Adrienne Garber, Columbia Univ [Mediathread]

Steve Anderson, Univ Southern California [Scalar]

Eric Hoyt, Univ Wisconsin [Media History Digital Library]

Dan Streible, NYU Orphan Film Symposium

Mark Quigley, UCLA Film and Television Archive

Mark Cooper, Univ South Carolina MIRC Archive

Karen Cariani, WGBH Archive

Jaime Combariza, Brown Univ [Center for Computing and Visualization]

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