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Spring 2019
Jul 12, 2020
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AMST 0104 - Television & American Culture
*Television and American Culture* This course explores American life in the last six decades through an analysis of our central medium: television. Spanning a history of television from its origins in radio to its future in digital convergence, we will consider television's role in both reflecting and constituting American society through a variety of approaches. Our topical exploration will consider the economics of the television industry, television's role within American democracy, the formal attributes of a variety of television genres, television as a site of gender and racial identity formation, television's role in everyday life, and the medium's technological and social impacts. 2 hrs. lect./3 hrs. screen.
0.000 OR 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 OR 1.000 Lecture hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Discussion, Lecture, Screening

Interdisciplinary Division
Program in American Studies Department

Course Attributes:
AMR, NOR, SOC


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