Title

SOC325

Authors

Sociology

Publication Date

2015

Course Name

Media and Society

Abstract

Thinking sociologically about mass media. The role of film and photography on social interactions and memories; the contradictions and challenges of social media; the social and political potential of various media; the saturation or oversaturation of media in our lives. Key texts from Roland Barthes, Walter Benjamin, Guy Debord, Dave Eggers, Dominic Pettman, and others.

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