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Women's and Gender Studies

WGS 180 - Feminist Media Studies

Description: This course draws on intersectional feminist theories and methods of analysis to examine representations of gender, sexuality, and race in contemporary media creation and cultural affect/experience. The course develops strong feminist media analysis methods and cultural media literacy skills via the exploration of themes and tropes in episodic TV, advertisements, pop news, memes, and social media. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Summer 2024 Fall 2024

Requirement Designation: Cultural Understanding + US Ethnic

Liberal Studies Essential Skills: Critical Thinking