WDW435H1: The Internet Archive

Hours: 
24L/12P

Digital environments change how knowledge is created, communicated, and used. Using the Internet Archive as case study, this course examines the significance of such changes from a variety of perspectives: knowledge representation; technical infrastructure; gender, class, and race issues; disability rights; intellectual property questions; and algorithmic and interpretive scholarly approaches.

Prerequisite: 

WDW235H1 and WDW236H1 plus at least 1.0 additional FCE in the Digital Humanities Minor program; open to students not taking the Digital Humanities Minor by permission of the program coordinator.

Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)