Games and Culture: Politics, Pleasure and Pedagogy

POLSCI 440S

Examines analog and computer games from a cultural perspective. Explores how prevailing culture and values affect game design, popularity, and experience. how games affect those areas of culture, such as imagining disaster, utopia and dystopia. Explores role-playing and identity, ethics, group behavior, competition, politics, gender, race, and aesthetics. Instructor: Ching, Ginsburg

Crosslisting Numbers: 

AMES 440S
LIT 440S
ICS 440S
CULANTH 440S

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, SS