New Media, Conflict and Control

3 credits

PEA_ST 3522

Peace Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as SOCIOL 3522) This course will explore the increasing role of new media tools in conflict and surveillance. Examples from recent conflicts will illustrate how citizens and regimes use new media to communicate, report, mobilize, monitor, and/or control. Students will utilize new media as they research instances of democracy and control.