CMS.616 Games and Culture


Class Info

Examines the social, cultural, economic, and political aspects of digital games. Topics include the culture of gameplay, gaming styles, communities, spectatorship and performance, gender and race within digital gaming, and the politics and economics of production processes, including co-creation and intellectual property. Students taking graduate version complete additional readings and assignments.

This class has no prerequisites.

CMS.616 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by T. L. Taylor.

Lecture occurs 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM on Wednesdays in 56-180.

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

You can find more information at the CMS Subjects: Current Schedule and Full List - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site or on the CMS.616 Stellar site.

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