WGS 324D WGS 324D. Race, Class, and Gender in American Television. 3 Hours.
Same as Radio-Television-Film 335 (Topic 2). Surveys history and contemporary debates regarding the construction of race, class, gender and sexual orientation in U.S. television from the late 1940s through the present day and related issues of television aesthetics, production practices, audiences, and advocacy. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with two-and-one-half-hours of film screening a week. Only one of the following may be counted: American Studies 321 (Topic: Race/Class/Gender in Amer TV), Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic: Race/Class/Gender in Amer TV), Radio-Television-Film 335 (Topic 2) and 335 (Topic: Race/Class/Gender in Amer TV), Women's and Gender Studies 324 (Topic: Race, Class and Gender in American Television), 324D. Prerequisite: Upper division standing.