Faculty in :90 / Matt McAllister
A brief question-and-answer session with Matt McAllister, a professor in the Department of Film-Video and Media Studies, produced by the College of Communications as part of its “Faculty in :90” series.
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After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • understand how the world is in the process of ‘being made’, right down to the earth beneath our feet;

  • consider how islands are shaped by a dynamic relationship between territories and flows;

  • show how human life is entangled with non-human forces and processes in the making of today's globalised world.


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Light reveals our visual universe. Light shapes how we perceive form and the boundaries of space. Light gives vitality to immutable form, revealing the familiar in new ways. Small adjustments in light intensity, composition and viewpoint can yield big changes in highlights and shadow patterns. Nancy Cheng experiments with how sheet materials can be cut, […]
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Free, Online Nonprofit Organization and Management Development Program
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