Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

CIN 206 African Americans in the Media(RLA)

4 hours. Examines the historical and theoretical issues concerning the representation of African Americans in the media. Covering a wide range of media that includes the categories of film, television, print, and the Internet, this course considers matters of production, reception, and representation across both mainstream and independent media texts. The course will highlight the diverse nature of black images from the perspectives of social and political significance, stylistic influences, and cultural context. Both contemporary and classic works will be screened.

Credits

4

Cross Listed Courses

COM 206

Prerequisite

ENG 151