MESA 2360

Course Name: 
Women and Social Media in the Middle East and South Asia
Units: 
3

This course will examine media depictions of women during and after revolutions and uprisings in five selected countries (Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, India, and Pakistan), and explore how women in those countries have used social media to embrace, rebut, or amplify those depictions.  It will pay special attention to the ways in which social media facilitate, or possiblylimit, women’s roles as producers and creators of culture.  

 

Instructor: 
Lisa Goff