ANTH 3521 : Ethnography of Media: Global Perspectives
3Class Hours0Laboratory Hours3Credit Hours Prerequisite:ANTH 1102, or permission of the instructor. This course examines how media images and usage shape the identities of individuals and groups around the world. Drawing on ethnographic studies done by anthropologists, this course prepares students to see how representations of peoples, places, practices, and events in the media shape our ideas about others and ourselves. Individuals' and groups' relationship with the media is the key element in understanding how people relate to each other within and across cultures and political boundaries.