WGS.111 | Spring 2016 | Undergraduate
Gender & Media: Collaborations in Feminism and Technology
Course Description
This course examines representations of race, class, gender, and sexual identity in the media, with a particular focus on new media and how digital technologies are transforming popular culture. We will be considering issues of authorship, spectatorship, (audience) and the ways in which various media content (film, …
This course examines representations of race, class, gender, and sexual identity in the media, with a particular focus on new media and how digital technologies are transforming popular culture. We will be considering issues of authorship, spectatorship, (audience) and the ways in which various media content (film, television, print journalism, blogs, video, advertising) enables, facilitates, and challenges these social constructions in society.
Learning Resource Types
assignment_turned_in Media Assignments with Examples
assignment Written Assignments
A photograph of a woman holding a cell phone in front of her taking a picture of herself against a landscape of mountains.
A woman takes a selfie overlooking Palm Springs, CA. (Image courtesy of Amber Case on Flickr. License: CC BY-NC)