COMS 354 Media Studies of Crime (3 credits)

Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)


Communication Studies : Critical analysis of the social construction of crime from the perspectives of its visual culture and representation in popular, historical and new media forms.

Terms: Winter 2015

Instructors: William O Straw (Winter)

  • This course is sometimes cross-listed with ARTH 353 when taught as "Visual Culture of Crime" by Prof. Will Straw.
  • Prerequisite: One of the following: COMS 200, COMS 210, or COMS 230 or permission of the instructor.
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking ARTH 353 when topic is "Visual Culture of Crime".