Telecommunications | Race, Ethnicity & the Media
T191 | 13793 | Weaver, A.
This course presents an overview of racial depictions in the mass
media and the effects of these messages on viewers. We will discuss
the structural and social origins of stereotypic media and we will
analyze how contemporary media address race. We also will look at
the effects of racial depictions in entertainment television and
movies, news and political media, music, and video games from a
social scientific perspective. Intersections between race,
ethnicity, class, and gender will also be explored.
This course counts toward the Culture Studies (List A) requirement
in the College of Arts and Sciences. It may, or may not, also count
toward other degree requirements. For more information about which
requirements this course could fulfill see the College of Arts and
Sciences Bulletin at http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/coas/2006-
2008/. If you have questions, or need additional help, see your