MDIA-206 – Media and Digital Cultures
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for MDIA 201|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
This course introduces some of the key arguments and issues discussed in the rapidly developing field of new media studies. We examine how digital technologies (such as the Internet, digital music, video games) are transforming contemporary culture and every day life, and in turn, how cultural, economic, and political forces shape these technologies. 100% internal assessment.
Seth Giddings with Martin Lister, eds, The New Media and Technocultures Reader (Routledge, 2011).
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
Lister, Martin, Jon Dovey, Seth Giddings, Iain Grant, and Kieran Kelly. New Media: A Critical Introduction, (Routledge, 2009).
Tony Schirato, Angi Buettner, Thierry Jutel, and Geoff Stahl, Understanding Media Studies, (Oxford University Press, 2010).
Available in closed reserve.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 2 2014
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||10434||14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014||Wed||0900 - 1050||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT323||Angi Buettner*||8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014||Wed||0900 - 1050||Hunter [Kelburn]||LT323|
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