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Rahul Mukherjee

Dick Wolf Assistant Professor of Television and New Media Studies
Assistant Professor of English
University of Pennsylvania

Rahul Mukherjee

Biography

Rahul has been researching and teaching about environmental media and global media at University of Pennsylvania. He has been part of two collaborative projects, one concerned with circulation of local music videos through memory cards in India and the other dealing with ICT (platform jumping) practices in Zambia. He is presently working on two book projects: one concerned with mediations of radiation emitting technologies and their environmental impact titled “Radiant Infrastructures: Media, Environment, and Cultures of Uncertainty” (under contract with Duke University Press) and the other about aspirational mobilities unleashed by mobile media technologies called “(Un)Limited Mobilities: Memory Card, WhatsApp, and Jio.” During 2017-18, Rahul was at Cornell University’s Society for the Humanities as the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Fellow. He is part of the editorial board of the Journal of Visual Culture.