FTVM 441 - National Screens
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Global Media
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: Film, Television, and Media Std (FTVM)
Department: LSA Film, Television, and Media
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Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
Advisory Prerequisites:
FTVM 150 or FTVM (SAC) 236.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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In recent years, the globalization of media has become a key issue of debate in many nations and cultures around the world. Yet, many discussions about globalization tend to obscure the often complex and contradictory relationships among global, national, and local forces. In this course, we will critically examine the role that film, television, video games, and other media play in shaping our sense of global, national, and local cultures and identities. We will focus on the role of global media institutions in society and also examine how diverse audiences use global media to negotiate with issues of cultural identity in everyday life. The goal of this course is to introduce you to a broad range of issues that are stimulating research in the field of global media studies.

Course Requirements:

Attendance and class participation, in-class exercises, research project & presentation, exams (mid-term and final).

Intended Audience:

Advanced FTVM Majors/Non-Majors (preferably Juniors and Seniors) with an interest in media beyond the United States.

Class Format:

Ninety-minute lectures twice a week, relevant media will be shown in class as needed. A blended class means that we will have the flexibility to schedule a few weeks of online learning interspersed through the semester. It will afford students the opportunity for deep work and enable them to work at a flexible pace especially when we cover theoretical modules.


FTVM 441 - National Screens
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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