21L.715 Media in Cultural Context


Class Info

Seminar uses case studies to examine specific media or media configurations and the larger social, cultural, economic, political, or technological contexts within which they operate. Organized around recurring themes in media history, as well as specific genres, movements, media, or historical moments. Previously taught topics include Gendered Genres: Horror and Maternal Melodramas; Comics, Cartoons, and Graphic Storytelling; and Exploring Children's Culture. Students taking graduate version complete additional assignments. Approved for credit in Women's and Gender Studies when content meets the requirements for subjects in that program. Limited to 12.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.715 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by M. Marks.

Lecture occurs 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 26-168.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-M.

You can find more information at the 21L.715 Media in Cultural Context: Social Issues in American Films: Then and Now - MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing site or on the 21L.715 Stellar site.

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