Acadia University Calendar
2017 - 2018
Women's and Gender Studies


WGST 3123
FEMINISM AND POPULAR CULTURE
This course examines through a feminist lens ways women and gender are constructed and represented in popular culture. Close attention is paid to how women and men are differentially represented (and represent themselves) along lines of race, class, sexuality, ability, etc., and reviews contemporary cultural theories of representation, tools for creating critical cultural analysis, and debates in feminist media studies. Prereq: third year standing or permission of the instructor

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