Introduction to Digital Feminism


The aim of this course is to critically analyze digital culture from a feminist and gender studies perspective. We will address topics related to digital innovation and its history, unpacking and questioning them through the insights offered by genders studies analytical tools. Subjects such as the rise of the Silicon Valley, gaming culture, social media, algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, extraction of data applied to biotechnology, macroeconomic development of IT platforms and the impact of technology on ecology will be discussed starting from a current event or debate, to which we will give a historical, ethical, sociological, theoretical, literary or cinematographic perspective.
Curriculum Codes
  • R
  • STS
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • CMAC 265S
  • GSF 265S
  • I&E 265S
  • ISS 265S
  • SOCIOL 217S
  • VMS 286S
Typically Offered