CMS.400 Media Systems and Texts


Class Info

Explores theoretical, historical and critical approaches to the comparative study of media. Examines media from three perspectives: the historical evolution of particular media forms (media in transition); the migration of particular narratives across different media forms (trans-media texts); and the ways in which media texts and systems cross cultural and national boundaries (global crossings). Instruction and practice in written and oral communication provided.

This class has no prerequisites.

CMS.400 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by J. Picker.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-257.

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

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, CMS.400 was rated 6.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site or on the CMS.400 Stellar site.

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