History 109 (951) Cultural Histories of the Media

Instructor(s)

Term

summer term 2

Course Level

Undergraduate

Credits

3

Description

Explore the development and historical context of the printing press, the telegraph, recorded music, cinema, radio, television, video games, and digital communication, and consider the role different forms of media have had in social, cultural and political developments globally. Woven into the course will be an exploration of storytelling and development of narrative structures to tell stories.