MHIS-429

MHIS 429 - S031: Topics in Film + Media Theory

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Topic: Games and Algorithmic Media
In this course students will learn different theoretical approaches for understanding games and use them to analyze a variety of software, objects, rule sets, and practices. The course will address how games make meaning, the technological platforms that run them, how ideology works through them, the cultures within and around them, and the industries that produce them. Students will be expected to play games, analyze them, journal their experiences, shared their own knowledge, engage readings in the field of game studies, and participate in Dungeons & Dragons-style tabletop role-playing games in groups. No special knowledge, skills, or hardware related to gaming are required, although students may need to purchase inexpensive games that should work on any Mac or PC for the course.

 

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Course outline
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HYBRID course. TOPIC - see website for details.
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Meeting Information: 
Date / Time Days Room Building
Jan 10-Apr 23
12:30:00-15:20:00
TH A1010 MAIN
Jan 10-Apr 23
12:30:00-15:20:00
TH VCHAT ONLN

MHIS 429: Topics in Film + Media Theory

In this course students will investigate a specific topic in film and video analysis.

Priority is given to IMED and ANIM students in Years 3 and 4. Students outside of the registration priority group may register/waitlist for this course as of the registration rule release date.

Film Ecocriticism: Nature, Film, Media

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Number of Credits: 
3.00
Repeatable for Credit: 
Yes
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Term Section Title
Spring 2022 MHIS-429-S031 Topics in Film + Media Theory
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