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MFCO242 Special Topic: Studying Selfies: Celebrity Surveillance and Cyberspace


This paper explores the idea of the 'selfie' as a popular cultural phenomena, as a digital process and as a space for communication and cultural expression. Through this paper you will learn to think critically about selfies as a discourse, as a cultural practice, as techno-socially enabled and as a rich space for communication and critique. You will also take many selfies.


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Course Coordinator

Associate Professor Catherine Fowler




Participation in discussions/seminar tasks20%
Four written assignments (10% each)40%
Image production task40%