spring 2021 courses at UT Dallas:
ATCM 4320 - Political Economy of Digital Media
This course investigates interrelations among digital media technologies, economic practices, government institutions, and sociopolitical logics. Topics covered include global industries and supply-chains for digital technologies, intellectual property and copyright, labor and leisure in digital culture, environmental and economic impacts of digital technologies, as well as emerging economies and virtual currencies.
ATCM 4334 - Topics in Critical Media Studies: Nonfiction Web Series
This class functions as a simulation of professional environments in academics, cultural industries, and non-profits allowing students to collaborate in developing critically informed and socially engaged media projects. Specifically, this offering will have students develop, write, and produce a short-run nonfiction web series, consisting of critically-informed videos. The concept and details for the nonfiction web series will be student-driven in consultation with the instructor.