21W.791[J] Network Cultures


Class Info

Focuses on the social and cultural aspects of networked life through internet-related technologies (including computers, mobile devices, entertainment technologies, and emerging media forms). Theories and readings focus on the cultural, social, economic, and political aspects of internet use and design. Topics include online communication and communities, social media, gender and race in network spaces, activism and hacking, networked publics, remix culture and intellectual property. Students taking the graduate version complete additional readings and assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

21W.791[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by T. L. Taylor.

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

In the Fall 2013 Subject Evaluations, 21W.791[J] was rated 6.2 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site.

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