Carlin Wing

Assistant Professor of Media Studies
Chair, Department of Media Studies

Department: Media Studies
Office Address: Lang 226
Office Phone: (909) 607-4218
Office Hours: By appointment


Carlin Wing is an Assistant Professor in the Intercollegiate Department of Media Studies at Scripps College. She earned her AB in Visual and Environmental Studies and Social Anthropology at Harvard University, her MFA in Photography and Media at CalArts, and her PhD in Media, Culture, and Communication at NYU. Her areas of interest include media and communication; science and technology; material culture; globalization; performance; disability; and play, games, and sport. Her book project, Bounce: A History of Balls, Walls, and Gaming Bodies examines the history of bounce as a cultural technique and technology of interaction. The book project serves, in turn, as a historical and theoretical iteration of her ongoing project Hitting Walls, which consists of works made in a variety of media and forms including large format photographs, webgrabs, experimental videos, sound installations, performances, texts, academic presentations, and participatory events. She has exhibited her work nationally and internationally, and has published writing in Games and Culture, Public Books, Cabinet, Art Lies, and The Bulletin of the Serving Library.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Game Design
  • Introduction to Digital Media Studies
  • Theories of Interaction: Games as Media
  • Histories of the Present: Bodies in Motion