May 21, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MMDI 241 - Interactive Narrative

3 credits
Introduces students to new ways of thinking about interactivity and storytelling. Students analyze how the interactive structure of an experience creates narrative. Short readings discussed in class range from Surrealist Dada and Fluxus language games to the experimental literature of Joyce and Burroughs to the literary theory of Barthes and Eco. Students examine contemporary examples of interactive media such as avatars, virtual realities, role-playing games and Internet sites.