Far-Right Extremism on the Internet: The Pursuit for Political Legitimacy

GENINT 741.366
Osher (50+). This course explores the context, strategies, and implications of the far-right on the Internet.
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Classroom
Starting at $115.00
As few as 6 weeks
0.0 Credits

About this course:

As technology has evolved to allow a wide variety of political and social platforms, so has the rise in controversial views on the Internet. As a result, misinformation or fake news has also surged, contributing to growing political extremists in this changing digital age. This has subsequently changed the public’s consumption of news and participation in political discourse, as extreme views are viewed with scrutiny by the mainstream and lauded by sympathizers who perceive these views to be a side effect of a healthy and pluralistic political climate. This course introduces the context of the far-right or alt-right on the Internet, the legitimacy of various controversial strategies by the various alt-right groups, and implications on both online and physical political discourse.

Summer 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens 29 Apr 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Instructor: Luc LeFrancois
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Fee:
$115.00
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Notes
Plus members pay only $34 for this course.  Visitors not permitted. Parking information can be found in the Osher Booklet and on the Osher website at osher.uclaextension.edu/parking.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 4, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Wed Jun 26, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Jul 3, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Jul 10, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Jul 17, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Jul 24, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114
Lecture
Wed Jul 31, 2019
1:00PM - 3:00PM
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center 114

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