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Undergraduate Record 2012-2013 
Undergraduate Record 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

WGS 1770 - Gender and Sexuality in Popular Media

Introduction to feminist analyses of popular media in American society.  An overview of feminist perspectives on presentations of gender and sexuality in contemporary culture with a focus on the application of feminist theory to particular forms of media.  Students will examine how gender and sexuality are portrayed in advertising, print, television and film.  Exploration of the role of popular media in the construction, perpetuation and potential transformation of gender and sexual stereotypes in our society.

Credits: 3