Oct 23, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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AIS 350 - Imagining Indians: American Indians, Mass Media, Film and Society

Units: 3
Designed to provide students with a critical analysis and deeper understanding of American Indian cultures at the intersection of the Mass Media. Examines American Indians in media from the very first instances in America through contemporary media and critically examines the effects of media on American Indian identity, politics, sovereignty, ethnic identity, environment, economic development, health disparities, human rights, spirituality, religious freedom, language and art and the very existence of Indian Country in the 21st century. Examines American Indian cultures as part of the American entertainment cinema, television and as mascots for team sports. Cross-listed: AIS 350 and SOC 350  are cross-listed. Students may not receive credit for both. May not be taken for credit by students who received credit for NATV 380-1 or SOC 389-5.

Satisfies GE area: DD



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