Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FSEM 134 - MODERN MEDIA

Long Title: MODERN MEDIA
Department: Humanities Division
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: Critical introduction to the history and theory of modern media--including photography, film, and radio--with a focus on problems of representation, cultural perception, and the simulation of reality. What are media? How are media linked to the experience of modernity and post modernity? How do media construct "reality?" Do modern media generate a crisis of perception? How has the emergency of modern visual culture shaped the social and political imaginary? This course is limited to first-year students only, any others will be removed from this course. Cross-list: GERM 134.