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Course Catalog 2018-2019 
Course Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CINE 211 - What is Media? Recording, Transmission, Spectacle

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Full Course
Credits: 4 credits
Attribute: 4HU

This course interrogates the origins, transformation, and effects of media on both individual and social levels. Exploring a wide range of technological means for recording, transmission, and visual display from the written word to IMAX, we will survey various approaches to the study of technology and mass communication. We will primarily focus on media theories and cultural studies scholarship, as well as on works of contemporary critics who question the possible futures of communication media. Prerequisites and notes:

Enrollment Limit: 30
Instructor: G. Pingree

Consent of the Instructor Required: Yes

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