Course Description

MIT 3133F-001 (Fall 2021)   Net-Work: Labour and Profit on Facebook, Flickr, YouTube and Web 2.0

Instructor: K. Faucher

Course Description
This course will explore the impact that User-Generated Content, Social Networks & Immaterial Labour have had on Autonomist Marxist theory. The course will consider the changes taking place in the nature of the labour process, the products being produced by this shift to immaterial work, and the influence that this shift has had on Autonomist Marxism.

Antirequisites: MIT 3771F if taken in 2009-10, 2010-11 or 2011-12, Digital Communication 3205F/G.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.