Storyworlds: The Art, Technology, and Pleasure of Narrative

VMS 384S

Is 'tell me a story' an universal imperative? Seminar examines storytelling practices across a broad span of histories and cultures, and the creation of storyworlds through multiple media, genres, and platforms. Topics include comparative oral traditions, Medieval story cycles, serial tales, textual poaching and fanfic, alternate reality gameworlds (ARG), social media, transmedia storytelling and transcultural fandoms.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • ALP
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 432S
  • CINE 270S
  • ICS 333S
Typically Offered