Fall 2014 Agora Schedule

Professor Malin is coordinating the Agora, the speaker series within the Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh. The Agora features faculty and graduate students from both the Department of Communication and the wider University of Pittsburgh community, as well as other noted scholars from around the world. Past Agoras have included such notable […]


Book Reading: Live from Prairie Lights Bookstore

On March 30th at 2:00 pm, Professor Malin will be reading from his book Feeling Mediated: A History of Media Technology and Emotion in America at Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City, Iowa. “Live from Prairie Lights Bookstore,” is an internationally known reading series that features a variety of authors and poets from around the […]

Feeling Mediated now available from NYU Press

“As modern ideas of communication as transmission emerged, so too did the belief in emotions as forces within the body. Brenton Malin’s Feeling Mediated chronicles these intertwined histories. Malin’s book juxtaposes the idea of media physicalism—that media have direct effects on audiences’ emotions—alongside the history of ‘American cool’ as a desired emotional state, constantly under […]

James W. Carey Memorial Lecture

Professor Malin delivered the James W. Carey Memorial Lecture at Grand Valley State University on September 23, 2013. The event celebrated the 10th anniversary of the university’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the 30th anniversary of its School of Communications, and brought out a great group of students, faculty, and other listeners. His […]