Media Arts and Culture

MAAC1021Introduction to Culture, Arts, and Media (Cross-Listed: CCS 1021)3 ch (3C) (W)
An interdisciplinary exploration of the pivotal role which culture, media, and the arts play in shaping understandings of the world around us. By considering a variety of cultural expressions, creative and artistic practices, and media representations, both old and new, from around the globe, this introductory course invites students to open up to new ways of thinking about how culture is created and continually contested, and is ultimately central to how we experience our lives. Required for CCS Majors and Honours students.