COMM 159 - First-year Seminar in Media Issues
Winter 2023, Section 001 - Storytelling for Social change
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Communication and Media (COMM)
Department: LSA Communication and Media
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Other:
FYSem
Credit Exclusions:
Credits do not count toward the Communication Studies major requirements.
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Enforced Prerequisites:
First-year students only.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/4/23 - 4/18/23 (see other Sections below)
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Description

Journalism is also known as the first draft of history, but amid this breaking news era, the stories we have access to lack root causes and context. In this class, you will enhance critical thinking to understand structural violence that has been normalized and will practice storytelling that discusses conditions such as sexism, racism, economic discrimination, gentrification, and poverty.

Required Materials:

Kramer, M. & Call, W. Telling True Stories. A Nonfiction Writers’ Guide from The Nieman Foundation at Harvard University. Plume (2007). First Edition. ISBN 978-0-452-28755-6

Schedule

COMM 159 - First-year Seminar in Media Issues
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
 In Person
34330
Open
18
6Y1
12Enrollment Management
-
MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23
002 (SEM)
 In Person
35399
Open
18
12Enrollment Management
12Enrollment Management
-
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
1/4/23 - 4/18/23

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