MMC 6638 - Global Activism and Social Change Communication

3 Credits

In this course, the students will examine activism and social change from a local and global perspective to enhance perspective of social change as it manifests through popular media and community action. The students will incorporate social and other media to critically analyze public debates around national and global political issues to identify community organizing and the breadth of human rights activism. This course will also introduce and analyze activist rhetoric, strategies for social justice, and methods for inter-movement organizing. Students will leave this course with the tools necessary to engage in strategic communication from a global activist framework.

Prerequisites: None.