ANT433H5F Advanced Seminar in Sociocultural and Linguistic Anthropology (SSc)
This course is offered in the Fall 2021 "F" term.
Topic title: Digital Culture, Social Algorithms and Social Life
Instructor: Mathew Gagné
- Fall (F) Term
- TH 17:00-19:00
- In person
Course Description: This course examines how it is the people use digital technologies to cultivate everyday events and relationships. It explores the technological processes that increasingly convene social life. Via a set of interdisciplinary literature, it tells this story by looking at how digital media morphs social realities and relationships into digital languages and visual aesthetics that get used within a sort of social algorithm to calculate and actualise everyday situations and events.
Prerequisite: ANT204H5 or ANT207 or permission of the department.