Media Theory


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.
Curriculum Codes
  • STS
Cross-Listed As
  • ISS 214S
  • LIT 317S
  • VMS 328S
Typically Offered
Fall Only