AST/HDP 323 - Media Madness: The Impact of Sex, Violence and Commercial Culture on Adults
Dates & Times:
July 9 - 12, 2013
Thursday - Friday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Examines nature of media-its violence, sexism, racism and commercialism; why it is this way; how it shapes children's development, attitudes and behavior, families, and society; how to develop broad-based media literacy which incorporates conflict resolution, anti-racism, anti-sexism efforts into professional settings and everyday life; policy and advocacy issues. (Advanced Psychology, Advanced American Studies, Advanced Communications). Prerequisite: One course in Human Development.
Gail Dines, Chair of American Studies, Professor, American Studies, Wheelock College
Diane Levin, Professor, Early Childhood, Wheelock College