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Digital Literatures and Comparative Media Minor

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services
(585) 475-2444, libarts@rit.edu

The courses in the digital literatures and comparative media minor challenge students to think about how the digital in new comparative media affects the way we read, study, and understand literature: What happens to literature and the literary in an age of digital technology and new forms of media? Courses examine a varied collection of print genres and electronic literature in order to understand the current state of this new literary field and its relation to traditional concepts of literary study. The minor provides an entry point into investigating particular aspects of the general category of the digital and its comparative relation to the the literary.

Course
Required Course
ENGL-215 Text and Code
Electives
Choose four of the following
   ENGL-315    Digital Literature
   ENGL-373    Media Adaptation
   ENGL-374    Games and Literature
   ENGL-375    Storytelling Across Media
   ENGL-376    Experimental Writing
   ENGL-386    World Building Workshop
   ENGL-419    Literature and Technology
   ENGL-422    Maps, Spaces, and Places
   ENGL-450    Free and Open Source Culture