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 be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by J. Picker.

Lecture occurs 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 1-135.

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

You can find more information at the CMS.400 Media Systems and Texts - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site or on the CMS.400 Stellar site.

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