School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

This information is for the 2014 academic year. See information for MDIA 306 in 2015.

MDIA-306 – Media, Gender and Sexuality

Points:20Prerequisites:As for MDIA 301
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:English, Film, Theatre, MediaRestrictions:None

This course examines the representations, contexts, and politics of gender, sexuality and the media. By interrogating the discourses of gender and sexuality as they are 'mediated' in a variety of forms (television, film, popular music, video games, advertising), we will examine the construction and constitution of femininity, masculinity, heterosexuality, and lesbian/gay/queer identities. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Set Texts

Readings will be made available electronically via Blackboard.


1 hour per week tba.

Trimester 1 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
10437 3 Mar – 20 Apr 2014Wed0900 - 1050Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT002Anita Brady
5 May – 8 Jun 2014Wed0900 - 1050Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT002

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.