PMA 2703

PMA 2703

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

From hieroglyphs to HTML, ancient poetry to audiotape, and Plato's cave to virtual reality, "Thinking Media" offers a multidisciplinary introduction to the most influential media formats of the last three millennia. Featuring an array of guests from across Cornell, including faculty from Communication, Comparative Literature, English, German Studies, Information Science, Music, and Performing & Media Arts, the course will present diverse perspectives on how to think with, against, and about media in relation to the public sphere and private life, archaeology and science fiction, ethics and aesthetics, identity and difference, labor and play, knowledge and power, expression and surveillance, and the generation and analysis of data.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (CA-AS)

Comments Taught in English.  Although designed as a three-credit course, students may elect to take this course for four credits by completing additional research components (including a piece of extended writing) and attending extra sessions, which may enable the course to satisfy certain elective requirements in various departments and programs. Please consult the instructor for further details.

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Syllabi: none
  •  9447PMA 2703  LEC 001

    • MWFWhite Hall 110
    • Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
    • Born, E

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person