ENGL3331 Topics in Visual Media

Course Description

The course studies how cultural contexts and technological developments have informed and influenced film and television since the end of WWII. Exact topics and focus for the course will vary from semester to semester, but major themes are representations of political ideologies, gender roles, and issues of surveillance and security. Students read selections from studies of these subjects and must relate them in papers and exams to the media they view.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: ENGL 1301ENGL 1302 and 3 hours of sophomore level literature.