INS302H1: Indigenous Representation in the Mass Media and Society

Hours: 
24L

A survey of historical and contemporary representations of Indigenous people in the mass media. Introduction to basic techniques for evaluating, analyzing, and understanding the construction of Nativeness as it is communicated through film, television, and other media. Examination of racial stereotypes and the role of mass communication in perpetuating and challenging stereotypes, cultural appropriation, Indigenous media production, impact of media portrayal of Indigenous peoples.

Prerequisite: 

8 FCE including INS201Y1, plus one additional INS full course equivalent

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Humanities
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)