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ETST 205 - Ethnicity and the Media

  • 3 credits
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This course is designed to give students a theoretical, as well as practical, experience with issues of ethnicity, race, gender, class, and sexuality as they manifest in mediated artifacts of popular culture. The course is taught from a cultural studies perspective where students will gain skills in critical analysis and media literacy. Concepts of power, privilege, justice, representations, hegemony, consumption, and resistance will be woven throughout course readings, films, assignments, and online discussions.

This course is approved under gtPathways in the content area of Human Behavior, Culture, or Social Frameworks (GT-SS3).

Textbooks and Materials

Section 801


  • Gender, Race, and Class In Media: A Critical Reader, 6th Ed. (2021)
    G. Dines, J. Humez, B. Yousman, and L. Bindig Yousman (eds.)
    ISBN: 9781544393421
  • Disability & The Media (2015)
    Ellis, Katie and Goggin, Gerard
    ISBN: 978-0230293205
  • Hood Feminism: Notes From the Women That a Movement Forgot (2021)
    Mikki Kendall
    ISBN: 978-0525560562

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.

Please check the CSU Bookstore for textbook information. Textbook listings are available at the CSU Bookstore about 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.


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