CMS.609[J] The Word Made Digital


Class Info

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.

CMS.609[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by N. Montfort.

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

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, CMS.609[J] was rated 5.7 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site.

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