Assistant professor in Comparative Media Studies
areas of expertise: new media, music technology, gaming, culture
Beth Coleman’s fields of research interest include new media, contemporary aesthetics, electronic music, critical theory and literature, and race theory. She is a faculty member of the MIT C3 game culture and mobile media initiative.
Her writing has been published in a variety of catalogues, presses and journals. Coleman is a 2003-2004 Rockefeller New Media Fellow, a 2004 Ford Foundation fellow, and a 2006 AAUW Emerging Scholar fellow. Under the name M. Singe, she co-founded the SoundLab Cultural Alchemy project, established in 1995. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally at P.S.1 Museum of Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Parkett, Mirror's Edge exhibition, ARC/Musee d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, List Gallery, among other venues. Coleman received her BA from Yale University and her PhD in comparative literature from New York University. She is currently working on a monograph titled Difference Engines: Race as Technology. Her global media research initiative Project Good Luck was launched in China the summer of 2006.
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