Games and Culture: Politics, Pleasure and Pedagogy

AMES440S

Examines analog and computer games from a cultural perspective. Explores how prevailing culture and values affect game design, popularity, and experience. How games affect those areas of culture, such as imagining disaster, utopia and dystopia. Explores role-playing and identity, ethics, group behavior, competition, politics, gender, race, and aesthetics. One course.

Crosslisting Numbers: 

LIT440S
POLSCI440S
ICS440S
CULANTH440S

Curriculum Codes: 

CCI, SS