21W.791J Network Cultures
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.791J will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by T. L. Taylor.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
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