How do we talk about culture and present it to outsiders? When do those decisions become conscious and strategic? How do we use those messages to understand our role in global society?
COMM 289: Framing Pura Vida asks students to explore cultural messages about Costa Rica and other international cultures. The course is a deep dive into the concept of message framing as it’s used across communication disciplines and will help students map how theory is used in communication. Illuminating our own lens through which we view culture and the way that it’s presented, students will develop more conscious practices for interacting with other cultures.