Academic Calendar 2021/2022 - Gender and Social Media

GEND 2047  Gender and Social Media


Any 18 credits completed.


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




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".

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