WOMENSTD 434 - Advanced Topics in Gender, Culture, and Representation
Section: 201 Sexuality and the Media
Term: SU 2010
Subject: Women's Studies (WOMENSTD)
Department: LSA Women's Studies
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
May be elected twice for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

The goal of this course is to critically evaluate cultural representations of sexualities that have circulated in American mass media since the mid-twentieth century. It also aims to understand the relationship of these mediated images to political debates and contemporary attitudes about sexuality. Drawing from a broad range of academic literature that includes communication, queer, and feminist theories, we will focus our analysis on a variety of commercial media texts, including entertainment, news, and advertising content. Although sexual identity is the primary construction examined, its intersections with gender, class, race, and ethnicity are of specific interest to our studies.

WOMENSTD 434 - Advanced Topics in Gender, Culture, and Representation
Schedule Listing
201 (SEM)
MTuTh 2:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: Meets with COMM Studies 478-201.
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