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Book and Media Studies

Book and Media Studies is an interdisciplinary and historical investigation of the role of printing, books and reading in cultures past and present. It covers topics such as manuscript and book production, internet publishing, the press, TV and radio, book illustration, advertising, censorship, and the way readers use and enjoy books.



  • Book and Media Studies (major and minor options)


First-Year Courses

  • The Book and Media Studies program does not offer any courses at the first-year level


Advice for First Year

The foundation courses for the program are offered at the second-year level and are open to first-year students: SMC 219Y1 – Mass Media in Culture and Society, SMC 228H1 – Bibliography and Print Culture, and SMC 229H1 – Readers and Readerships.


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