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Comm StudiesFacial management techniques and the importance of facial expression in conveying emotion are discussed.The transaction and social construction models of communication are explained.The influences on perception are explained, which include culture, media, personal experience and language perception.
Media StudiesThomas J. Billard discusses with Josue Silva how transgender rights activists are fighting the media narratives and trying to get equality.Imani Cheers, PhD, professor of digital storytelling at George Washington University, discusses representation of gender and race in the media.Richard Craid, PhD, associate professor, George Mason University, discusses race representation in film and sports media.
Pop Culture & Cultural StudiesProfessor Johann Buis defines two key signatures that exists at the core of African and African-American music.Professor Lee Barron applies the fashion theories of 19th century sociologist Georg Simmel to pop music icons.Professor Simon Lindgren discusses the potential for the Internet and social media to function as a true public sphere that allows for inclusive, critical debate.