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Dreams, Memes, and Twittering Machines


Memes predate the internet but have become pervasive with digital technologies. This course is a Digital Humanities project that investigates memes in digital culture: what they are, how they spread and change, what they mean to us. The course project will be to collect and curate memes.


Texts

Shifman, Limor. Memes in Digital Culture. MIT Press, 2013. ISBN-13: 978-0262525435, ISBN-10: 0262525437. $12.29 print. 10.00. Kindle.

Walker Rettberg, Jill. Seeing Ourselves through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves. ISBN: 9781137476661. Open source text. Free in digital.

Memes

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Everywhere


Twittering Machines

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Wikipedia

M 4:00pm - 6:40pm HS 248B



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