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Karin Wilkins


CWGS Core FacultyPhD, University of Pennsylvania

Professor in the Department of Radio-Television-Film, Moody College of Communication
Karin Wilkins

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Interests


Development communication and social change, global communication, and critical media studies

Biography


 

Karin Gwinn Wilkins (PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1991) is Professor with the Department of Radio-TV-Film at the University of Texas at Austin, Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Chair of the Global Studies Bridging Disciplines Program. 

Wilkins’ research focuses on development and international communication, as well as media and social change. Some of her work can be found in ReDeveloping Communication for Social Change (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000), Communication Theory, Media, Culture & Society, Journal of Communication, International Journal of Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Media Development, Media Asia, Journal of International Communication, Peace Review, and the Asian Journal of Communication, among other venues.

 

Courses


MES 381 • Media And The Middle East

40889 • Fall 2018
Meets W 12:00PM-3:00PM CMA 6.172

Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

MES 381 • Media And The Middle East

41143 • Spring 2016
Meets T 9:00AM-12:00PM CMA 3.134

Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

LAS 322 • Dev Comm And Social Change

39415 • Fall 2015
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM CMA 3.116
GC (also listed as MES 342, RTF 342)

If we are to improve our attempts to address serious global problems and resolve devastating conflicts, we must re-evaluate development communication as a practice and as an approach. Development communication involves the strategic application of communication technologies and processes to resolve social problems. This course surveys the field of development communication, from its historical conceptions within the US toward its current practice in developing countries.

UGS 302 • Media Literacy On Middle East

62405 • Spring 2015
Meets TTH 8:00AM-9:30AM MAI 220C
Wr

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

MES 381 • Media And The Middle East

42417 • Fall 2013
Meets TH 12:30PM-3:30PM CMA 6.172
(also listed as RTF 387D)

The objectives of this course are to encourage students to examine critically existing information about the "Middle East" in U.S. media, and to learn about the roles media play in the Middle East. The themes we will address include media and modernity; film, television, and news industries in national, transnational, and global contexts; and representation of the Middle East in US news and US popular culture.

UGS 302 • Media Literacy On Middle East

65065 • Fall 2013
Meets TTH 8:00AM-9:30AM MAI 220B
Wr

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

MES 341 • Media And The Middle East

41880 • Spring 2013
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM CMA A3.120

Please check back for updates.

LAS 322 • Dev Comm And Social Change-W

40173 • Spring 2012
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM CMA A3.124
C2 (also listed as MES 322K, RTF 342)

Course Description

The objectives of this course are to encourage students to examine critically existing information about the "Middle East" in U.S. media, and to learn about the roles media play in the Middle East. The themes we will address include media and modernity; film, television, and news industries in national, transnational, and global contexts; and representation of the Middle East in US news and US popular culture.

 

Texts & Grading

To be provided by instructor.

MES 384 • Comm For Devel & Social Change

41770 • Spring 2012
Meets M 1:00PM-4:00PM PAR 210
(also listed as RTF 387D)

Course Description

The objectives of this course are to encourage students to examine critically existing information about the "Middle East" in U.S. media, and to learn about the roles media play in the Middle East. The themes we will address include media and modernity; film, television, and news industries in national, transnational, and global contexts; and representation of the Middle East in US news and US popular culture.

 

Texts and Grading

To be provided by instructor.

MES 381 • Media And The Middle East

42215 • Spring 2011
Meets W 9:00AM-12:00PM CMA A3.130

Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

UGS 302 • Privilege And Prejudice-W

63815 • Spring 2010
Meets TTH 8:00AM-9:30AM MAI 220B
Wr C1

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

UGS 302 • Privilege And Prejudice-W

66450 • Fall 2008
Meets TTH 8:00AM-9:30AM CMA A3.130
C1

The Signature Course (UGS 302 and 303) introduces first-year students to the university’s academic community through the exploration of new interests. The Signature Course is your opportunity to engage in college-level thinking and learning.

LAS 322 • Development Communication-W

40895 • Spring 2008
Meets MWF 2:00PM-3:00PM CMA A3.124
C2

Please check back for updates.

MES 381 • Development Communication

42525 • Spring 2008
Meets M 9:00AM-12:00PM NOA 1.110

Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

LAS 322 • Development Communication-W

38990 • Fall 2004
Meets MWF 9:00AM-10:00AM CMA A3.124
C2

Please check back for updates.

MES 381 • Development Communication

40680 • Fall 2004
Meets F 12:00PM-3:00PM CMA A3.130

Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

MES 381 • Comm & Transition In Mid East

38455 • Spring 2003
Meets F 9:00AM-12:00PM CMA A3.130

Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

LAS 322 • Development Communication-W

36835 • Fall 2002
Meets MWF 1:00PM-2:00PM CMA A3.124
C2

Please check back for updates.

MES 381 • Development Communication

38923 • Fall 2002
Meets M 9:00AM-12:00PM CMA A3.108

Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

MES 381 • Development Communication

38180 • Spring 2001
Meets M 2:00PM-5:00PM CMA A3.128

Please contact the graduate coordinator for more information.

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