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

Saturday brunch + drag queens = one of the hottest tickets in the Twin Cities | Pioneer Press | January 16, 2019
Flip Phone Events, a production company that hosts drag queen parties in venues around the Twin Cities, was cofounded by Chad Kampe '04.

This is why the federal government has a hard time regulating prescription opioids | Washington Post | January 13, 2019
This opinion was written by Hershel Nachlis '07, a research assistant professor of government and a policy fellow in the Nelson A. Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College.