COMM 840 - Special Topics in the Social Science Tradition
Section: 003 Media and Intergroup Relations
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Communication Studies (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication Studies
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May be repeated for a maximum of 15 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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The graduate course examines the influence of media and other social contexts on intergroup relations, specifically racial, ethnic, and religious group differences. In the beginning of the semester, we will attempt to understand intergroup relations through theoretical frameworks within social psychology and communication studies. Next, we will consider the influence of social factors, including media, on intergroup relations. We will discuss quantitative media effects literature on how different outgroups are presented in the media and the consequences of these portrayals on intergroup relations. Finally, we will focus on how to facilitate positive intergroup relations using the media environment.

COMM 840 - Special Topics in the Social Science Tradition
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001 (SEM)
12Graduate Standing
W 4:00PM - 7:00PM
003 (SEM)
9Graduate Standing
Tu 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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