The History and Theory of Media

Course Number: ENGL 147MC
Prerequisites: Writing 2 or 50 or 109AA-ZZ or English 10 or upper-division standing
Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 147AA-ZZ
Quarter: Spring 2014
Instructor: Warner, William
Day(s): MW
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: SH 1415
Description:

Letter grade only. May be repeated for credit provided the letter designations are different. Maximum allowable units are 12, of which 8 can be applied to the major.

Studies in historical and contemporary media systems including orality, writing, print electronic media (telegraph, phone, radio, film, TV video, satellite communications), and digital media (the Internet, word-processing, etc.) in their relation to literary or cultural expression. Example topics include Enlightenment media, modern literature, and graphic design, film and literature, twentieth century media theory.