FTVM 441 - National Screens
Winter 2020, Section 001 - Global Media
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (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.
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.


FTVM 441 - National Screens
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
003 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM

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