NYU Steinhardt

Topics in Globalization: Censorship, Social Movements and Alternative Media

  • Course Number: MCC-GE 2383
  • Hours: 40
  • Units: 4
  • Description: The course will explore concepts of media censorship, cultural & political anxieties & instability, & social movement media, primarily in the United States & France. It will center on understanding how cultural hegemony is attained, but how established norms are subverted & challenged, particularly along political & cultural fronts. Examples will be drawn from the contemporary United States, France & other countries, including global social justice movements. A variety of media formats will be reviewed, from film & print media, to social media, to protest & occupation.
  • Old Course Number: E58.2383