Information

Host institution
Free  University of Berlin
Online class times
Wednesdays 10:00 - 12:00 (GMT + 2)
Duration
14 WEEKS
(15.04.20 -15.07.20)
Credits
7 ECTS
Language
English
register Status

Media and Discrimination 

About this course

This course aims at focusing on the role of the media in reproducing and spreading discourses of discrimination in the public sphere against refugees, ethnic and religious minorities, women and LGBTIs etc. For this purpose, the course will focus on the analysis of the media discourses in various countries including Turkey and Germany, including news, ads., comics, serials, films and social media. The course includes exercises that will develop students' ability to identify and analyse discriminatory discourse of the media.


What you'll learn

  1. An understanding of the role of the media in dissemination of discriminatory discourses.
  2. An understanding of the discursive strategies of discrimination applied by different media types and contents.
  3. An understanding of diverse methodological perspectives for analysing media discourses of discrimination.

The full syllabus of this course can be found here.