21W.763 Transmedia Storytelling: Modern Science Fiction


Class Info

Explores transmedia storytelling by investigating how science fiction stories are told across different media, such as the short story, the novel, the screenplay, moving image, and games. Students consider issues of aesthetics, authorship, and genre, while also contextualizing discussion within the broader framework of the political issues raised by film, TV, and other kinds of science fiction texts. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.763 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by H. Hendershot.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Thursdays in 5-231.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.

You can find more information at the Comparative Media Studies / Writing (Course 21W) < MIT site.

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