Faculty of Arts


MEDIA 329

Special Topic: Race, Indigeneity and the Media


Description

This course considers the media in relation to racial and ethnic identities. It draws on Indigenous perspectives, critical race theory, whiteness studies and postcolonial theory to analyse "race", power and the media. It also focuses specifically on Indigenous peoples, politics, and the media in both local and international contexts. It includes a specific focus on Māori media and Pākehā-ness.

Assessment:

Coursework only.

  • In-class test (1 hour) 20%
  • Essay plan (500 words) 10%
  • Essay (1500 words) 20%
  • Blog posts (1500 words) 20%
  • Oral presentation 20%
  • Online quizzes (x5) 10%

Availability 2020

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Lecturer(s) Dr Suzanne Woodward

Assessment

  • In-class test (1 hour) 20%
  • Essay plan (500 words) 10%
  • Essay (1500 words) 20%
  • Blog posts (1500 words) 20%
  • Oral presentation 20%
  • Online quizzes (x5) 10%

Points

MEDIA 329: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 Points at Stage II in Media, Film and Television


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