Faculty of Arts


Special Topic: Space/Image/Text

Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ENGLISH 367.


Considers the interests, discourses and forces which are shaping conceptions of textuality and literacy. Frameworks for multimodal analysis are drawn from literary theory, new media and cultural studies, as well as educational studies of "new literacies". Analyses are set within broader social, political, cultural and environmental contexts such as the rise of digital technology, neoliberalism and awareness of environmental crisis. 

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018




Course texts will be available through Talis and will include articles by Gunther Kress, Lawrence Buell, George Landow, Roland Barthes, Stuart Hall, James Gee, Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis.


20% - reading of a digital multimedia text

40% - creative digital text design with critical commentary

40% - critical essay on the implications of shifting definitions and expressions of textuality


ENGLISH 367: 15.0 points

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