Media Theory

LIT317

Introduction to the material and technical infrastructure that informs and constrains the production and dissemination of knowledge. Exploration of cultural impact of technical media from writing to the internet. Combines historical and theoretical discussion with hands-on experimentation with various media, including the codex book, phonography and sound registration technology, photography, cinematography, video, virtual reality, digital computation, and the internet. One course.

Cross Listings
AMI204S
ISIS214S
VMS328S
Curriculum Codes
STS
Domains of Inquiry
Interpretation, Medium