Faculty of Arts


MEDIA 709

Sexuality and Media


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for MEDIA 709.

Description

An historically framed investigation of the representational conventions that visualise sex acts across a range of contemporary visual technologies – photography, cinema, television and the internet. Examines such issues as pornography and censorship, the history of sexuality, the representation of sexual subcultures, the eroticisation of the gaze and the ethics of looking, the function of orgasm for cultural definitions of sex and the visual iconography of safe sex videos.

Availability 2018

Not offered in 2018; planned for 2019

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

MEDIA 709: 30.0 points

Restrictions

FTVMS 709, 733


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