Major - Masculinities, Money, and Media

GEND 2316  Masculinities, Money, and Media


Any 18 credits completed.


GEND 2056 in Fall 2014 or Fall 2015


Three hours of lecture per week for one term.




Students are introduced to the field of critical masculinities studies through the analysis of media representations of masculinities in sports ads, movies, music videos, magazines, television shows, computer games, pornography, social media, news, and documentaries. Students learn how corporations and nations mobilize representations of hegemonic masculinity in order to construct racialized masculine subjects/bodies that are useful for maintaining local, national, and international economies, whether as consumers, entrepreneurs, laborers, or soldiers.

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