Course Description


MIT 204F (Fall 2006)   Mapping Media and Cultural Theory

Instructor: A. Hearn

Course Description
The course explores traditions within media and cultural theory, including traditions such as cultural studies, semiotics, hermeneutics, poststructuralism and postmodernism. These traditions arise from debates around such issues as: audience/reader activity, diversity, context, texts and textual determination, ideology and hegemony, discourse, and socio-cultural constructions.

Prerequisites: MIT 025a/b, MIT 026a/b, and Computer Science 031a/b, or permission of the Faculty. Registration in the second, third or fourth year of an MIT program.

2 lecture hours and 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course

RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS IN FIMS.



Top