Oct 30, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2019-2020 [Archived Catalog]

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COMM 4550 - Religion in the Media


How are religious fundamentalists using new media? Can religious conversion take place in a theme park? How are religious “crossover” films transforming political and popular cultural landscapes? This course maps the complex intersections of religion, culture, and media in the global transformations of religious traditions and explores, through a media frame, “the return of religion” within the secular consensus of modernity.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: COMM 2520.

When Offered: Spring term odd-numbered years.



Credit Hours: 4



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