Media and Gender

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Media and Gender

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Communication Studies, Media Studies, Women's and Gender Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    COM 101

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Media representations of men and women influence and affect interpretations of sexual identities, interpretations of social roles, and perceptions of equality or inequality in society. This course reviews the extent and importance of media influences through a study of representations of men and women and alternative sexualities in the popular media and advertising in the latter half of the 20th century.

Course Disclaimer

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