How can we study computer code as literature? What can poetry teach us about programming and vice versa? These types of questions drove this course, which had two different tracks: one for computer science students and one for literature students. The focus was on the development of a shared conceptual middle ground at which these two tracks can meet.
- Critical Code Studies
- Cognitive Literary Theory
- Code Poetry
- New Media Poetics
- Distant Reading
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