Tag: Undergraduate

2012-2013: Spring Quarter

ENGL 148AV Society, Culture, and Information : Literature, Art, and Automated Violence (Instructor: James Pulizzi) This course will look at how violence in the 20th and 21st centuries has moved from human hands to media technologies, or rather the pressing

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2012-2013: Winter Quarter

ENGL 146FM Literature of Technology : Freaks, Aliens, and Monsters (Instructor: Amanda Phillips) ENGL 149 Media and Information Culture : Micro / Macro / Reading (Instructors: Jeremy Douglass and Zach Horton) This course examines acts of reading at different distances

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2012-2013: Fall Quarter

ENGL 146AI Literature of Technology: Artificial Intelligences and Other Nonhumans – The Literature and Film of AI (Instructor: James Pulizzi) Nonhumans have become increasingly intelligent from the middle of the twentieth century to the present. These intelligent machines sometimes emulate the way

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2011-2012: Spring Quarter

ENGL 146DR: Literature of Technology: Distracted Reading (Instructor: Rita Raley) It is a cliché universally acknowledged that we (where “we” means, variously, the Twitter generation, the Millennial generation, participants in the Network Society) no longer read, or if we do read,

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2011-2012: Winter Quarter

ENGL 122NW: Cultural Representations: Narratives of War (Instructor: Rita Raley) This course examines twentieth-century narratives of war from the perspective of our contemporary moment. It thus does not aim to be historically comprehensive; instead our reading will be focused on certain

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2011-2012: Fall Quarter

ENGL 146IR: Literature of Technology: I/Robot (Instructor: Scott Selisker) In this advanced course within the LCI specialization, we’ll think about the relationships between literature and technology through the figure of the robot. While we’ll certainly think about what twentieth-century advances in

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2010-2011: Spring Quarter

English 147ED: Media History and Theory: Early Modern Digital (Instructor: Eric Nebeker)

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2010-2011: Winter Quarter

English 146DR: Literature of Technology: Distracted Reading (Instructor: Rita Raley) It is a cliché universally acknowledged that we (where “we” means, variously, the Twitter generation, the Millennial generation, participants in the Network Society) no longer read, or if we do read,

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2010-2011: Fall Quarter

English 165MC: Topics in Literature: Media Culture (Instructor: William Warner) The American 20th century was marked by the development of successive waves of new media for communication and entertainment. At the same time, cultural critics developed theories to explain, shape, and

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2009-2010: Spring Quarter

English 147: Media History and Theory (instructor: Kris McAbee) At its core, this course is about issues of accessibility. What unique opportunities do new media offer for our access to early modern texts? How does our use of new technologies affect

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