SOCY 2150 Gender, Race, and Chainsaws

3 credit hours

Practice fundamental skills of visual literacy with an emphasis on understanding the sociological importance of popular media’s representation of different groups of people and the implications of these representations for social justice. We will analyze how historical and current social conditions influence the creation, distribution, and interpretation of visual media in our culture, focusing on films in the horror genre. Formerly offered as a special topics course.

  • Spring 2024
  • Summer 2024
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1505 University Avenue
University of Colorado Boulder
178 UCB
Boulder, Colorado