Green Media Studies

Video Essay Samples

Below, we are including selected video essays created in the course Green Media and Civic Engagement since fall 2020. With the video essay assignment, we encourage students to reflect on how the media modalities of a video essay require but also allow for different ways of thinking about  'hyperobjects' Cf. Morton, Timothy. 2013. Hyperobjects. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. like sustainability and climate change. That is, rather considering the essays primarily as ‘representations’, we use them to discuss questions of eco epistemology with students, using the essays as 'epistemic objects' Cf. Ewenstein, Boris, and Jennifer Whyte. 2009. “Knowledge Practices in Design: The Role of Visual Representations as ‘Epistemic Objects.’” Organization Studies 30 (1): 7–30.

Eulogy for the Planet (2021)

A Dumpster-Diving Adventure

Climate Night (2021)

Is the Internet Really Sustainable? (2020)

Ecological Identities (2020)

Environmental Communication, H&M and Fast Fashion (2020)