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SOCI 221 – Sociology of Cyberspace 
Concordia University
Fall2015-Winter 2016

This course offers a critical examination of the role of electronic communication, information technology, and the Internet on public culture and the organization of social behaviour and interaction.

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SOCI 225 – Sociology Through Film 
Concordia University
Fall2015-Winter 2016

The course introduces sociological topics through popular films. Cinema, television, and online videos are selected as examples that can be understood through sociological concepts. Students are provided with a general foundation in sociological thought and interdisciplinary approaches for study at more advanced levels.

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SOCI 341 – Sociology of the Media 
Concordia University
Fall2015-Winter 2016

This course provides an introduction to sociological debates on the relevance and impact of mass media in our society. With a focus on North American media, this course takes a historical perspective to explore the rise of the mass media and the transformation of its relation with culture, especially popular culture. Particular attention is given to themes such as media and identity, national identity, media structures and ownership concentration, media texts and audiences.

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CMS.701 – Current Debates in Media 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Spring 2015

This class addresses important, current debates in media with in-depth discussion of popular perceptions and policy implications. Students will engage in the critical study of the economic, political, social, and cultural significance of media, and learn to identify, analyze, and understand the complex relations among media texts, policies, institutions, industries, and infrastructures. This class offers the opportunity to discuss, in stimulating and challenging ways, topics like media ownership, digital activism, media convergence, piracy and IP regimes, net neutrality, gamification, big data, social media, social change, etc., from historical, transcultural, and multiple methodological perspectives. We will examine the framing of these issues, their ethical and policy implications, as well as strategies for repositioning the debates.

MIT Open Course Ware

EDM4510 – Cinema et société
Université du Québec à Montréal
Winter 2011-2013

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FCM100M – Image des femmes dans le cinéma hollywoodien
Université du Québec à Montréal
Fall 2014

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EDM4510 – Cinema et société
Université du Québec à Montréal
Winter 2011-2013

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