MEDST 701 - Media Archaeology

Overview

Course Title

Media Archaeology

Department(s)

Description

This introduction to media historiography surveys material approaches to media history, locating media artifacts within broader cultural contexts, and mapping established and emergent audiovisual archives. Designed with an international focus, this course engages a range of historical strategies, from traditional chronologies to new theoretical and experimental methodologies, including ecological perspectives and alternative histories of obsolete technologies, abandoned sites, and neglected practices.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Course Schedule