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Muslims in the Media and Popular Culture

This course explores a selection of recent media project created by Muslim writers, actors, and comedians. We assess how these new media both disrupt and reify Muslims’ construction as religious and political outsiders, analyzing the politics of minority representation and storytelling in contemporary popular culture.

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