Anthropology 325: The Anthropology of Digital Media

Credits 4

In this course we will explore anthropological approaches to the ways in which people use new media to interact, play with language, and construct various identities in a wide range of political and cultural contexts.  We will compare popular and scholarly discussions of media to each other and to our own observations of how real people behave online and in other digitally-mediated spaces. May be taken for credit toward the Film and Media Studies major.

Distribution Area
Students entering prior to Fall 2024: Social Sciences (SO DIST)

At least four credits of prior coursework in Anthropology or Film Studies; or consent of instructor.