Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Media in Mutation

Code

711011032

Academic unit

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Department

Ciências da Comunicação

Credits

6

Teacher in charge

José Bragança de Miranda

Weekly hours

4

Teaching language

Portuguese

Objectives

Prerequisites

None.

Subject matter

Bibliography

Georges Simondon : «Genése de l’Object technique» in Du Mode d´Existence des Objets Téchniques, Paris, Aubier.
Martin Heidegger: «A questão da técnica» in Essais et Conférences, Paris, Gallimard
Friedrich Kittler: «Preface and Introduction to Gramophon, Typewriter, Film»
Régis Debray: «Qu’est-ce que la médiologie?»
Jay David Bolter: «The double logic of remediation»
Lev Manovitch: «New Media from Borges to HTML»

Teaching method

Oral exposition of the syllabus (70%)
Text comentary
Presentation of media materials (images and videos)
Incentive to the oral participation of the students (30%)
Tutorial orientation (during office hours, outside class)

Evaluation method

A critical review of one of the texts in the syllabus’ bibliography
A written test.

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