Teaching Mediated Violence:

Editor’s Introduction

  • Joy Hamilton
Keywords: violence, video games, media literacy, masculinity, media studies, rhetoric, representation


For this special issue, we were interested in learning and sharing how instructors teach with educational films. We wanted to know about how educators contextualize specific films within their course, which readings they assign in conjunction with films, pre- and post-viewing discussion activities and prompts, and reflections on the successes and failures of teaching with documentary films.

Editors Introduction