Course Description

MIT 3931G-001 (Winter 2018)   Century of Genocide

Instructor: A. Grzyb

Course Description
This course explores the intersections between media studies and genocide studies, particularly the role of media and communication in the perpetration, prevention and memorialization of genocide and other state-sponsored atrocities.  We will examine several case studies, with an emphasis on the Holocaust, the Rwandan genocide and the crisis in Darfur.

Prerequisites: At least 65% in each of MIT 1200F/G, 1500A/B and 1700F/G

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course