This course examines the ways that gender and race are influenced by technology and social media.
This course explores the ways that race is constructed in U.S. media. Students gain a fuller understanding of the processes by which race is constructed, projected and reified through media. We also interrogate the uses of media in subverting and challenging racial hierarchies.
The objective of this course is to examine the ways multiple racial and ethnic communities have contributed to the cultural and political life of Los Angeles. We examine the vibrant, contested and complimentary relationships between various constituencies.
This course presents students with some of the major writers and literary critics in the African American canon. Special attention is paid to the connection between literature and political activism.