Why Macalester for Media and Cultural Studies?

Media and Cultural Studies analyzes the poetics, politics and production of media texts, in alignment with the college’s commitment to internationalism, multiculturalism and community service, using theories and methods drawn from the humanities and the social sciences. The department offers an innovative 10-course major that includes opportunities for students to combine analysis, criticism and production.

Video Equipment

Media and Cultural Studies offers video production equipment to students enrolled in production courses or for honors projects and other academic projects with faculty approval.

Before checking out any production equipment, students must read and sign an Equipment Use Contract.

Contact Terrance Raper, Creative Technology Coordinator, with any equipment questions.

In the News

Title X Changes Likely To Impact Rural, Low-Income Hoosiers | Northeast Indiana Public Radio | August 20, 2019
Amy Hagstrom Miller '89, the CEO of Whole Woman’s Health Alliance, a national women’s healthcare provider with an office in South Bend, Ind., was quoted.

Martin Agency Is DoorDash's New Creative Agency | Media Post | August 20, 2019
The Martin Agency has been selected as DoorDash’s creative agency for consumer marketing. The food-delivery app serves more than 4,000 cities in the United States and Canada. Kofi Amoo-Gottfried '01, DoorDash’s vice president, marketing, was quoted.