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Text, Textuality and Digital Media

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and NPTEL via Swayam

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Found in Digital Media

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Overview

The emergence of digital means of communication and representation is transforming the way human beings assimilate and engage with knowledge. To understand this process this course will study the evolution of language, narratives and representation through the history of technologies of communication – oral, written, print and the digital. It will explore concepts of copyright, censorship, authorship, nation formation. Students would engage in debates surrounding blogging, facebook, google, twitter, instagram, video games, wikipedia and other forms of electronic texts. Students who have already completed a Literature course are likely to benefit from the experience

INTENDED AUDIENCE:Those interested in studying the history of the book and the onset of digital media
PREREQUISITES: 10+2

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1: Understanding Media
Week 2: Orality and Literacy
Week 3: Oral an Manuscript Cultures
Week 4: Manuscript to Print
Week 5: The Consequences of Print
Week 6: Print and Nationalism
Week 7: Colonialism and Print in India
Week 8: Photography, Flims and Television
Week 9: Electronic Literature
Week 10:Copyright
Week 11: Digital Media and the Mind
Week 12:Social Media and the Future

Taught by

Prof. Arjun Ghosh

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