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New Media Focus

Alan Liu notes that "New media encounters are a proxy wrestle for the soul of the person and the civilization." In this field, student engage with the increasing focus of society on mass communications that occur using digital technologies such as the Internet. New Media encompasses the intersections between technology, society, interactivity, and digital images and sound. As an exciting new field of study that has only appeared in the past few decades, its terms and definitions are still changing daily, especially as literary scholars and public intellectuals alike strive to theorize its implications.

Interested in tailoring your major to engage with New Media? Consider declaring the Cinema Studies Concentration, a highly related field of study.