Reel Vs Real: Fict Media Influence Reali

SEN1301 Reel VS. Real: How Fictional Media Influences Reality(Senior Instructor: Celeste Campbell) This course will analyze movies, TV shows, and book excerpts that are fictional but marketed as _based on a true story. We will determine the facts behind each story and examine how our expectation that the media is based in reality affects our perceptions. We will explore the growth of this genre over the past 50 years, focusing on themes such as crime, politics, and romance; potential texts include Argo, Pocahontas, Law & Order, and Pride and Prejudice. This is a discussion-based class supplemented with short readings, articles, and viewings.

Course Schedule: Fridays: January 31, February 7, February 14, February 21, February 28 and March 7 (Showcase of all Senior-Led Seminars)

  • Program: Undergraduate
  • Division: Other
  • Course Number: SEN1301
  • Number of Credits: 0