Discourse Analysis 2: Case Studies of Contemporary Crisis

New School for Social Research: Sociology

Liberal Arts

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Discourse Analysis 2

Spring 2021

Taught By: Robin Wagner-Pacifici

Section: A

CRN: 8565

Credits: 3

Responding to contemporary events, this course will focus on the texts, images, and symbols that bring such events to our attention and map their paths. The course will seek to address issues of the moment, with impeachment, elections, and the pandemic likely candidates for analysis. Tools of discourse and visual analysis will be introduced and utilized to analyze the materials identified by the class participants. Materials can include official reports, epidemiological maps, twitter feed, newspaper articles, and political campaign videos. This course is affiliated with "Discourse Analysis: Theories and Methods" and the two courses may be taken in sequence or separately.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Sociology (GSOC)

Campus: Online (DL)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 8

Add/Drop Deadline: February 8, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 13, 2021 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:55am 7/1/2021 EDT