South Asia Institute
South Asia Institute

Karin Wilkins


ProfessorPhD, University of Pennsylvania

Karin Wilkins

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Media Studies Global and International Media Identity and Representation Media/Technology/Social Change

Biography


Wilkins (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is Associate Dean for Faculty Advancement and Strategic Initiatives for the Moody College of Communication and Professor of Media Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She holds the John P. McGovern Regents Professorship in Health and Medical Science Communication, and is the Editor-in-Chief of Communication Theory. Wilkins has won numerous awards for her research, service and teaching. Her work addresses scholarship in the fields of development communication, global communication, and political engagement.  

Courses


RTF 342 • Dev Comm And Social Change

08615 • Fall 2015
Meets MWF 11:00AM-12:00PM CMA 3.116
(also listed as LAS 322, MES 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.

RTF 387D • Media And The Middle East

08760 • Fall 2013
Meets TH 12:30PM-3:30PM CMA 6.172
(also listed as MES 381)

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.

RTF 342 • Dev Comm And Social Change-W

08200 • Spring 2012
Meets MWF 10:00AM-11:00AM CMA A3.124
(also listed as LAS 322, MES 322K)

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.

RTF 387D • Comm For Devel & Social Change

08565 • Spring 2012
Meets M 1:00PM-4:00PM PAR 210
(also listed as MES 384)

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.

LAS 322 • Development Communication-W

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

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LAS 322 • Development Communication-W

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

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LAS 322 • Development Communication-W

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

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