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

Robert Rose, educator and president of the Minneapolis teachers' union, dies at 93 | Star Tribune | December 4, 2019
Rose graduated from Macalester in 1948 and this summer, he received a Distinguished Citizen Award.

Gaelynn Lea on music, representation, and more | Connect Savannah | December 4, 2019
Violinist, singer, and songwriter Gaelynn Lea '06 has been playing music since she was a child, but it was relatively recently that she started writing songs.