Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Gender and Social Media
GEND 2047 Gender and Social Media
Prerequisites:Any 18 credits completed.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:In this course students explore the role of social media in shaping, reflecting, and re-negotiating dominant ideas of gender, using a feminist cultural studies approach. Issues for consideration may include citizen journalism, virtual realities, e-commerce, gaming, cybersex, access and participation (or lack thereof), modes of production, surveillance, (dis)embodiment, media convergence, and the ""digital divide.