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Anna Clay

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Media Studies
Office location and address
115 Ruppel Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
MDST 150: Special Topics in Media Studies
Special Topics in Media Studies.
COLA 1500: College Advising Seminars
Credits: 1
COLA courses are 1-credit seminars capped at 18 first-year students, all of whom are assigned to the instructor as advisees. They are topically focused on an area identified by the faculty member; they also include a significant advising component centered on undergraduate issues (e.g., choosing a major, study abroad opportunities, undergraduate research, etc.). For detailed descriptions see http://college.as.virginia.edu/COLA
MDST 2508: Topics in Media Practice
Credits: 1–4
This course will provide practice-based learning opportunities for students in various forms of media, including video, podcasting, film, etc.
MDST 2690: Sports Journalism
Credits: 3
This course will cover all manner of media as it relates to sports journalism. Students will analyze published work across various mediums, learn the tools for reporting and writing different types of coverage, including features, profiles, long-form, game stories and more. Students will write articles, interview subjects, analyze sports journalism, participate in peer reviews and hear from some of the most prominent figures in sports journalism.
MDST 3508: Advanced Topics in Media Practice
Credits: 3
This practice-based course will build on previous knowledge and/or experience in various forms of media, including video, podcasting, film, etc.
MDST 3600: Women and Television
Credits: 3
Examines how television addresses women, how it represents women, and how women respond to the medium. Explores the relationship between the female audience and television by focusing on both contemporary and historical issues. Areas of particular concern include: how women have responded to television as technology; how specific genres have targeted women; how female-focused specialty channels have addressed women; and how specific programming and genres have mediated the changing status of women from the 1950s to the present. Prerequisite: MDST 2000 or instructor permission.
MDST 3690: Sports Journalism
Credits: 3
This course will cover all manner of media as it relates to sports journalism. Students will analyze published work across various mediums, learn the tools for reporting and writing different types of coverage, including features, profiles, long-form, game stories and more. Students will write articles, interview subjects, analyze sports journalism, participate in peer reviews and hear from some of the most prominent figures in sports journalism.