University of London
University of London
Hosted by Goldsmiths. This session will look at the representation of race in the British media. Focusing mostly on television, we will look at the way that black and Asian people have been represented historically, in a range of genres, from news stories to comedy sitcoms. at University of London

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Media & Communications: Race, representation and the media

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Event Summary:

Hosted by Goldsmiths. This session will look at the representation of race in the British media. Focusing mostly on television, we will look at the way that black and Asian people have been represented historically, in a range of genres, from news stories to comedy sitcoms.

Full Event Details:

In the main part of the session we will analyse and discuss contemporary representations of black and Asian people, thinking about how they might challenge or reinforce stereotypes about minorities.

The session aims to demonstrate the value of academic enquiry into issues of media representation, making a case for why we need to take the media seriously when trying to understanding social attitudes to race and ethnicity.

Duration: Half day (2pm - 4pm)

Subject area/s: Communications,Media,Media & Communications

Course Requirements: This taster course is open to year 12 students only.

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Short Session

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Minimum number of students:

1

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