WMST 3121 Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in the Media

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as WOM 31.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Role of mass media-music, television, advertising, film, video games-in shaping the cultural meanings of gender. Formation of gender identities as inseparable from the formation of other axes of identity such as race, religion, age, class, sexuality, ethnicity, and physical ability. This course is the same as Television and Radio 3434 [34].

Prerequisite: Television and Radio 1165 [6.5] or Women's Studies 1001 [12] or permission of the coordinator.


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