Major - Race and Gender in Popular Culture

GEND 3106  Race and Gender in Popular Culture


Any 18 credits completed


3 hours lecture




Students examine how race and gender are represented in popular culture with a specific focus on how racism and sexism are depicted in contemporary film and television. Reading and analyzing post-race, post-feminist and post-closet discourses as they appear in popular culture and critical media studies, students evaluate how each approach frames contemporary social inequality and social justice.

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