21W.764 The Word Made Digital
Video games, digital art and literature, online texts, and source code are analyzed in the contexts of history, culture, and computing platforms. Approaches from poetics and computer science are used to understand the non-narrative digital uses of text. Students undertake critical writing and creative computer projects to encounter digital writing through practice. This involves reading and modifying computer programs; therefore previous programming experience, although not required, will be helpful. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Limited to 18.
This class has no prerequisites.
21W.764 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by N. Montfort.
Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Wednesdays in 14E-310.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS A.
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