Media Arts and Culture

MAAC3055Gender, Women and Media (A)3 ch (3C) [W]

Investigates key issues and theoretical approaches in the study of gender and media, with a particular focus on women as producers, consumers, and subjects of media. Students will research and analyze how media create and challenge stereotypes and ideas of difference along gender lines. Readings, class discussions, and projects will reveal how representations of gender across media-forms play a central role in shaping our attitudes and identities. Open to students who have completed 45 ch, or with permission of the instructor.