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Course Details

POS 345 - GLOBAL DIGITAL ACTIVISM

Global Digital Activism offers students an exploration of global digital activism through campaigns and mobilizations - including the Arab Spring and recent cases like #BringBackOurGirls. Students will study the history of the digital public sphere, grapple with questions about the cat-and-mouse game between authoritarian governments and opponents, and explore theories and ideas about the importance of social media technologies in both democratic and non-democratic contexts.

Credits: 3

ATTRIBUTES:

International Studies , Women & Gender Studies

PREREQUISITES:

  • POS 102  (with a min grade of C)
  • AND   ENG 102  (with a min grade of C-)
  •   OR   POS 203  (with a min grade of C)

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