INFO 345 · Digital and Gender Cultures

3 credit hours
Same as GWS 345/ MACS 345/ SOC 345.


This interdisciplinary course uses the lens of gender critique and pairs it with social activism to provide students analytical tools to engage with, reshape, and create digital cultures.

Examines recent research and public policies related to

  • the gender, race, and class dimensions of digital cultures and inequality;
  • the broad range of labor issues embedded in the growing income disparity related to digital cultures;
  • the various ways that digital inequality has been defined by public policy, sociologists, and activists, and
  • real examples of collective activism and social change related to emerging technologies.


Course catalog link:
https://courses.illinois.edu/cisapp/dispatcher/catalog/2016/spring/INFO/345