Introduction to Media

Introduction to the long history of media as understood in classical and foundational (and even more recent experimental) theories. Topics involve the technologies of modernity, reproduction, and commodity, as well as questions regarding knowledge, representation, public spheres, and spectatorship. Special attention given to philosophies of language, visuality, and the environment, including how digital culture continues to shape these realms.

Also FILM 160

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
196
TTh 1.30pm-2.20pm +HTBA
WR, Hu
Spring
2017