CMN 614 (01) - Gender, Race and Technology

Gender, Race and Technology

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2022 - Full Term (01/25/2022 - 05/09/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56400
Why do digital assistants have women's voices? Are highways racist? This course explores the influence of gender and race on communication technologies. Drawing on communication, gender studies, critical race studies, and science and technology studies, this class engages in a social examination of everyday technologies. We examine the historical relationship between gender, race, and technology and understand how design decisions influence the meanings of communication tools. Prereq: CMN 455 with a minimum grade of C, CMN 456 with a minimum grade of C, CMN 457 with a minimum grade of C and two CMN 500 level courses with a minimum grade of C-.
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Only listed majors in section: CMN:BUSAPPL, CMN:MEDIA, COMMUNICATION
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Nora Draper

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/25/2022 5/9/2022 TR 9:40am - 11:00am HORT 110
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Non-majors who are interested in registering for CMN 614,  please contact the professor directly for permission to add the course.