CMS.790 Media Theories and Methods I


Class Info

An advanced introduction to core theoretical and methodological issues in comparative media studies. Topics covered typically include the nature of theory, the gathering and evaluation of evidence, the relationship of media to reality, formal approaches to media analysis, the ethnographic documentation of media audiences, cultural hierarchy and taste, modes of production, models of readership and spectatorship.

This class has no prerequisites.

CMS.790 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by W. Uricchio.

Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E15-335.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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