CMS.871 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.

CMS.871 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by .

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the CMS.871 / 21L.715 / SP.493/MAS.961: Exploring Children's Culture site.

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CMS.871 / 21L.715 / SP.493/MAS.961: Exploring Children's Culture

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