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Media Systems, Multimodality and Posthumanism
Media systems, multimodality and posthumanism
LesleyGourlay
Introduction

Various accounts can be made about the origins, nature and purposes of the dissertation (used in this chapter to refer to all levels, from undergraduate to PhD) as a text, process, qualification and set of social practices. Its status is in many ways iconic; seen as the centrepiece and crowning achievement of the degree, and a key opportunity for the student to produce an in-depth and to some degree original piece of work. In that regard, it is both a symbolic carrier of academic tradition, but also arguably a crucible within which new forms of academic expression may be forged. In the early twenty-first century social and academic context, ubiquitous digital networks increasingly permeate our day-to-day ...

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