WGS.125 - Games and Culture

(Same subject as 21W.768[J], CMS.616[J])
(Subject meets with CMS.868
Prereq: None
Units: 3-0-9
 Lecture: W EVE (7-10 PM) (56-180
 
Examines the social, cultural, economic, and political aspects of digital games. Topics include the culture of gameplay, gaming styles, communities, spectatorship and performance, gender and race within digital gaming, and the politics and economics of production processes, including co-creation and intellectual property. Students taking graduate version complete additional readings and assignments. 
T. L. Taylor
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