Comm 494 Class Offered
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Media, Glocalization, and the Public Sphere in Latin America
Professor Salvador Leetoy
This is an advanced seminar that will focus on the role of media in democratic movements across Latin America with emphasis on Mexico. The course will concentrate on both a political economy and cultural studies perspective investigating participatory culture and citizen engagement.
Tuesdays / Thursdays 2:30-3:50 p.m.
Professor Leetoy is a professor in the Department of Communication and Digital Arts at the Tecnologico doe Monterrey (ITESM), Guadalajara Campus. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta. His research interests include cultural studies, theories of mass communication and models of democracy and citizenship. He is a visiting professor at USD through the scholar exchange program through the International Center.
• IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU COMPLETE COMM 380 BEFORE TAKING THIS COURSE.
• THIS COURSE CAN COUNT AS A “MEDIA STUDIES” OR ELECTIVE COURSE FOR THE MAJOR AND MINOR.