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The Racial Web

Students will examine the sources, content, & flow of racial & radicalized discourse on the web, as well as a broader variety of issues related to race & digital media. Central themes of racial formation & critical race theory, coupled with foundational concepts from graph theory & social network analysis will guide explorations into the multifaceted ways in which racial disadvantage , exclusion, segregation & disparate treatment get produced & reproduced in cyberspace.

Course #
MCC-GE 2308
Media, Culture, and Communication


Charlton McIlwain

Vice Provost for Faculty Engagement and Development; Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication