21W.772 Digital Poetry

As taught in: Fall 2005

Four drawings of the Earth.

Digital earth and digital poetry. (Image courtesy of Digital Earth. Adapted by MIT OpenCourseWare.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Edward Barrett

Course Description

This class investigates theory and practice of digital or new media poetry with emphasis on workshop review of digital poetry created by students. Each week students examine published examples of digital poetry in a variety of forms including but not limited to soundscapes, hypertext poetry, animation, code poems, interactive games, location-based poems using handheld devices, digital video and wikis.