Reel2Real: TV & Film Stereotypes

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Reel to Real: The Portrayal of Stereotypes in TV and Film

This course is dedicated to recognizing how much media is impacting our own biases regarding the world around us. This course will apply current movies and TV shows, social media trends, and news channels in understanding how stereotypes exist and what this has done to the way the world interacts with those around us. The topics that will be reviewed include race, ethnicity, & nationality, gender & sexuality, ability status, mental health, and regions in America.

Course Details
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203: TR 5:00-6:15pm
Fall 2023
The Arts
Global Issues

Sam Lopez

Sam Lopez serves as the Assistant Director of Campus Activities for Fraternity & Sorority Life, where she plans events, develops educational programs, and advises student leadership within their various roles. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychological Sciences from the University of Mary Washington, her masters degree in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education from Ball State University, and is currently pursuing her Ed.D. in Higher Education from Ball State University. Sam has a passion for developing student leaders through her involvement in housing & residence life, fraternity & sorority life, student activities, and previous first-year seminar courses. Sam is a member of the Association of Fraternity & Sorority Advisors and serves on the membership development committee.When Sam is not at work, she is spending quality time with her husband, Luis, and son, Theo, traveling on the weekends, or attempting to catch-up on the latest reality TV show!