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COMM 355 - Images of Gender in Media

(3 credits)
This course considers images of men and women in contemporary media forms, including film, television and magazines. Students will learn to think about media images as products of social values and as consumer commodities, analyzing how gender is socially constructed via body type, social roles, subcultures and consumer values, among other things. Students will also consider how images affect the way we construct ourselves and our lives.