Course

Media, Culture, and Society

Subject: 

ANTH

Course Code: 

21015

Section: 

91

Session: 

IV

Course Type: 

Course

Instructor: 

Dominic Boyer

Visiting Professor, Department of Anthropology

View Mr. Boyer's full profile on the Rice University website.

Dates: 

Monday, July 31, 2017 to Friday, August 18, 2017

Days: 

M
W
F

Times: 

9:00 AM–12:30 PM

Tuition: 

3,875

Description: 

Gain an overview of how new media are transforming societies and cultures across the world.  Study issues as diverse as videomaking and cultural conversation among indigenous peoples, mass media and nationbuilding in the developing world, advertising and market communication, how religious and secular social movements use media to manage their messages, how news media and political communication are being impacted by digital information technology, and how online gaming and social networking software are transforming how people communicate with and relate to each other in many western countries.

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