ENGH 371: Television Studies

ENGH 371-001: Global TV
(Spring 2024)

12:00 PM to 01:15 PM TR

Music Theater Building 1004

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Section Information for Spring 2024

This is an undergraduate course which introduces key concepts in the field of television studies, and analytical approaches to television as an art form. The class will examine how gender, sexuality, race, class, nationalism, cultural memory, and geopolitical conflict shapes television from around world. We will examine a range of contemporary genres and contexts, including but not limited to: Turkish dizis to K-dramas, US documentary mini-series to telenovela adaptations, and Scandinavian crime thrillers to queer historical dramas.


Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Learn to identify and analyze formal elements of television. Learn how to situate and evaluate television in their cultural and historical contexts, interpret specific texts, and understand the relationships among broadcasting and networks, citizenship, audiences, and the public sphere. Limited to three attempts.
Mason Core: Arts
Recommended Prerequisite: Satisfaction of University requirements in 100-level English and in Mason Core literature.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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