Women and the Media

This course explores how the historical evolution and commercial orientation of mass communications media have helped shape the depiction of women and gender in advertising, entertainment, and news. Students learn to analyze visual imagery for its conceptual and emotional messages; to distinguish stereotypes from more complex characterizations in TV fictions; and to monitor the representations of women and gender in the print and broadcast news.

Course Details

Campus: 
Boston
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Women's and Gender Studies
Number: 
WGS220-01C
Semester: 
Winter 2018
Registration Status: 
Open
Registration: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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