Seminar in Mass Media: Alternative Media (CMN 5160). Eastern Illinois University
This theory-based course examines alternative and radical media movements, as well as subcultural communities and alternative organizational strategies. The course explores both traditional and emerging media forms, including community radio, underground music scenes (punk, hip-hop and noise) and communities, film/video/television, print, fanzines, graphic novels, culture jamming/tactical media, fan production, alternative apps and new media more broadly. Syllabus: GraconAlt Media SyllGRADFA2012FINAL copy
Media Criticism (CMN 5610). Eastern Illinois University
This theoretical course examines various critical currents in media criticism including new media studies, critical cultural studies, the political economy of communication and alternative media. Syllabus: realFINALMediaCritgraconsyllabus_edited(2)
Seminar in Mass Media: Media, Commodity and Spectacle. (CMN 5160). Eastern Illinois University.
This theoretical course examines various critical perspectives including communication theory, new media studies, media literacy, critical cultural studies, the political economy of communication, the Frankfurt School, hegemony theory, discourse, feminism, border theory, and alternative media. Syllabus: gracon82010MCPsyllabus