ENGL 446. Screen Surveillance: Film, Television and Social Media. 3 Hours.
A study of how film, television and social media engage us in practices of seeing. Students will learn how to analyze visual texts and relate theories of spectatorship and identity to questions about surveillance (re: national security, civil liberties, privacy and social control). They will explore how the act of seeing might inform the construction of self and other, desire and power. Category E.
Prerequisite: Any 200-level ENGL course with a D or better.