BMS200Y1: Book & Media Histories

Hours

48L/24T

Previous Course Number

SMC219Y1

Traces the long history of media in culture and society, including books and other communication technologies. Covers historical developments including orality and writing, printing and the book, image and sound reproduction, wired and wireless communication, electronic and broadcast media, and contemporary digital media. Examples and case studies will be drawn from a variety of different sociocultural contexts, media industries, and creative practices.

Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)
Society and its Institutions (3)