• Length:
    1 Weeks
  • Effort:
    5–10 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

About this course

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How do memes circulate? Why do memes circulate? What does it mean to express your feelings, attitudes, and even politics through memes? This three day mini course introduces you to the history of GIFs and memes, surveys the use and abuse of memes, and asks you to make your own memes. By the end of the course, you’ll have a better understanding of meme culture and be able to engage more deeply with this new folk art form.

What you'll learn

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  • What’s so funny about memes?
  • What’s so serious about memes?
  • How do you make meaningful memes?

Meet your instructors

Mark Sample
Associate Professor of Digital Studies
Davidson College

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