Social Media: Networked Cultr

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Film Studies
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Mount Holyoke College
Social media connect communities, inform us about friends' lives, and give us a platform on which to share ideas and form identities. Beyond that, social media play an increasingly conspicuous role in national and transnational politics, from Arab Spring to the viral spread of fake news around the 2016 US election. While social media connect people across the globe to an unprecedented degree, this course will explore how they also reveal divisions and borders, as well as alarming transgressions of borders, that complicate any utopian visions of a "global village." Throughout, we will be attuned to how corporate and governmental interests shape and are shaped by social media communities.
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Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Social Media: Networked Cultr
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Hannah Goodwin MW 02:55PM-04:10PM Art 220