Undergraduate course degree students writing about media & religion spring 2019 assigned reading will focus on articles published in religion-specific publications such as religion dispatches, the immanent frame and the revealer as well as other more generalist publications such as the. Hollywood, faith and media, her course on how television narratives incorporate religion, spirituality and ethics has hosted writer/directors such as david the guest lectures are available on youtube her other courses include american religion, foreign policy and the news media american. For the students in the course, the radio show was an enjoyable project that taught them to articulate their research in unique ways sarah mandel '15 was glad to have the chance to present her ideas through an unconventional medium.
This course introduces students to cinematic representations of religion in feature and documentary films films about religion are cultural documents in and through which individual artists, religious and nonreligious groups, and nations symbolically construct their conceptions of themselves and the world. The course focuses on the religious elements within political ideals, religious freedom, the relation between religion and state, and the role of religion in the public forum, including both politics and public education (meets title 5 us constitution and state and local. Media courses are an excellent way to advance your career you can learn skills and knowledge that will make you more competitive in the job market and more valuable as an employee search through the media courses below to learn more about your opportunities. Religion and the media: a study of student perception of media bias in georgia elizabeth johnson-young and alexander clegg, washington dr moore's research interests are in the area of mass communication and ideology much of his writing has investigated media portrayal of religious and.
Digital media as defined by microsoft windows is digital media refers to audio, video, and photo content that has been encoded (digitally compressed) this increased supply of mediated religion means that religion and spirituality are increasingly available outside the boundaries of 'formal. Courses see current or representative syllabi here (login required) seton, 10 50: talking to the dead booker, 6a 61: religion and the civil rights movement booker, 11 (identical to aaas 22) 69: religion and world politics. The recipient already owns the course i gifted what now great minds think alike we can exchange the egifted course for another course of equal value you learn, for instance, how different religions conceive of a god, or gods, or even no god, and how some emphasize the idea of an afterlife and the. This course focuses on contemporary media, primarily film and television, from theoretical and critical perspectives physics 120 the physics of photography political science 227 media and politics religion 229 bergman and the possibility of christian theology.
Credit for religion courses may be transferred from byu-i, byu-h, and lds institutes according to current policy more religion credit may be needed if thus, you should follow the same table above which lists total transfer credits, and the corresponding number of required religion hours at byu. This preface summarizes the emergence of religion and media courses from the 1950s to the present day it makes the case for why analysis of religion and media coursework is a challenge and reports on research that shows enormous diversity among the types of courses commonly classified. Course work for the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass the minor is designed to focus on the intersection of religion and media and to build critical skills in cultural and students may double count up to 6 sh of course work for the religion and media minor with other programs of study. This course introduces first-year students to the academic study of religion in an intimate seminar setting it examines diverse ways of defining religion this course examines the intersection of religion, citizenship and the secular in contemporary society by demonstrating the multiplicity of faith.
Courses please visit brown's online course catalog for a complete listing of all classes offered history, theory and media of work and its refusal a austin mcm0902l film classics: the greeks on the silver screen (interested students must register for mgrk 0810. Why join the course many conflicts in the world today are framed in terms of religion, but there is much discussion and confusion concerning the precise during the fourth week, we will analyze case studies like conflicts over abortion policies in the united states and the rise of is in the middle east. Religious studies courses for fall semester 2018 rel st 1100—intro to religion (3) engages students in rel st 2230-religion and popular culture in the us (3) introduction to critical issues in and approaches to the academic study of religion and popular culture in america. This course will focus particularly on the relationship between jewish sacred texts and the communities who read them the rise of jewish feminism prerequisite: coursework or experience in religion, peace and global studies, politics, journalism, or activism with consent of the instructor. Religion and media stanford university press, 2001 hoover, stewart and knut lundby, eds rethinking media, religion and culture sage publications, 1997 xeroxed readings will be placed on: blackboard the books will be on reserve at bobst.
Major field requirements course work 3 advanced courses per semester for at least 2 years religion and modernity alex mckinley: mountain at a center of the world 2018 advisor: leela prasad zaid adhami: faith with doubt: american muslims, secularity, and the 'crisis of faith'. Churches and other religious organizations have always conducted or commissioned media research addressing their interests scholarly journals have always published occasional articles dealing with religion and media however, as a distinct area for scholarly inquiry. The course is based on the idea that religion is a naturalistic phenomenon — meaning it can be studied and better understood using the tools of science religious belief and practice emerge naturally from the structure of human psychology, and have an important impact on the structure of societies.
With the support of the luce/acls program in religion, journalism and international affairs and based at northwestern university, talking 'religion': publics, politics and the media provides scholars of religion and politics with new avenues for publicizing their work, and journalists with new ways of. Homepage show courses hide courses diane l moore is a senior lecturer and the director of the religious literacy project at the harvard divinity school she is also a senior scholar at the center for the study of world religions. The media have come to play an ever more prominent role in social and cultural life since the emergence of the so-called mass media in the these structural realities and social assumptions have come to condition the way the media function in relation to culture, and therefore, religion. Yet even looking at religion and 'the media' (by which locution is generally meant television, radio and the press) still leaves us with an enormous subject area media facilitate and shape the whole commerce of our varied communication (and religious communication is no exception), rather than.
Welcome to english for media literacy, a course created by the university of pennsylvania, and funded by the us department of state bureau of educational and no certificate this course is designed for non-native english speakers who are interested in learning more about us media literacy.