Education and the Production of Global Imaginaries: A Reflection on Teachers’ Visual Culture
by Inés Dussel - 2009
If there is a field in which the talk on globalization is strong, it is media studies. Since the early 1990s, many theorists have been arguing that the production of visual subjects is taking place through globally-owned and globally-broadcast media (Maharaj, 1994), and that the spread of “landscapes of images” generated by these global electronic media is providing the world population with “repertoires of images, narratives, and ethnoscapes” that constitute a new “imagined community” which is replacing the declining national imaginaries.
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