An exploration of a timely topic in sociology, sometimes interdisciplinary in nature, that is not offered in the formal sociology curriculum. Topics may include: Sociology of Education, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Immigration, and other topics. The course may be repeated with different topics. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or sophomore standing.
|SOC 100 or sophomore standing||1/2-1 course|
Fall Semester informationLeigh-Ann Goins
201B: Tps:New Media and Marginalized Bodies
This course examines the ways bodies on the margins, or those defined as deviant in some way -e.g. race, gender, sexuality, class, gendered presentation- are presented in media. Throughout the course we will examine historical and contemporary presentations of bodies through images, books, films, movies, in order to understand the ways bodies are (re)presented on the Internet and through social media.