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SIGN 211 Deaf Representations in the Media


The Deaf and hard-of-hearing community exists as a linguistic and cultural minority group often featured in various forms of media. This course raises questions concerning the portrayal of Deaf and hard-of-hearing people in television, film, theater, books, and news media. This course will examine the changing attitudes towards the community, deafness, and sign language throughout history up to current times. Language, rhetoric, imagery, and treatment of both characters and actual persons in the media will also be examined.

Repeatable: Y
Formerly 37-2201
HU DEI PL
Prerequisites ENGL 109 Writing and Rhetoric I Stretch B  or ENGL 111 Writing and Rhetoric I  or ENGL 111H Writing and Rhetoric I: Honors  or ENGL 121 International Writing and Rhetoric I  or TWC-T-7 EXAM-TWC WRITING MINIMUM SCORE = 7  
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3





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