RFSS276

Television Criticism

Subject code

RFSS

Course Number

276

Instructor(s)

S. Kelley-Romano

Course Long Title

Television Criticism

Description

This course examines the representational strategies employed by television to convey social messages. The goals of the course are twofold: first, to acquaint students with the basic theoretical premises of rhetorical approaches to television; and second, to provide students an opportunity for critical and original research. Students examine how representations of race, class, sexuality, ability, and other categories of analysis are articulated in science fiction and fantasy on television. Prerequisite (s): RFSS 100, 120, or AF/RF 162..

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC], Historical and Social Inquiry [HS]

Writing Credit

W2

INDS Program Relationship

IDAM - AMST Program

GEC This Course Belongs To

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