Course description: you may identify as a pop culture novice or as a pop culture maven, but all of us are surrounded by elements of commercial entertainment mediain this class, we will explore the sociological analysis of commercial popular culture, treating media as a component of our society that can create social problems and. Soci220 - american popular culture this course is a contemporary study of popular culture in america – its development and characteristics, its role in shaping our individual lives and key social institutions and its broad effects on our globalizing world. Intro to popular culture spring 2011 syllabus download intro to popular culture spring 2011 syllabus 11940 m introduction to popular culture. Both law and popular culture pervade our lives popular culture constructs our perceptions of law and changes the way that players in the legal system behave now in its second edition, law and popular culture: a course book explores the interface between two subjects of enormous importance to everyone – law and popular culture. The analysis of culture cultural theory and popular culture: a reader, 48 linda holmes: a few thoughts about pop culture writing bell hooks – cultural criticism and transformation (transcript) wednesday (9/2) introduction and chapter 1 of aittopc (pp xi – 43) macdonald, dwight a theory of mass culture cultural theory and popular. Syllabi for 10 real college pop-culture classes we’d love to take pop culture | by alison herman | march 12, 2013 we’ve all heard of physics for poets and rocks. Purpose of course: this course will explore various theological and religious meanings that are carried in popular culture, and specifically in phenomena that are not ordinarily thought of as religious.
The first department to offer popular culture bachelor's and master's degrees is the bowling green state university department of popular culture which was founded by ray b browne following the work of the frankfurt school, popular culture has come to be taken more seriously as a terrain of academic inquiry and has also helped to change. Soc325 popular culture lead faculty: dr lorna l zukas course description introduces students to the concept and origins of popular culture and to social theories used by academics to analyze its impact on self and culture. “africana popular culture” is a survey course that explores forms of popular cultural expression in the africana world the course will explore the relationship between cultural expression and its relationship to mass popular consciousness, culture and expression the course will examine popular cultural expression in the fields of music, religion. American life popular music and its audience and television writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course course objectives: • explore different types of contemporary american culture • examine the various elements of popular culture and how they inform or reflect our attitudes, behavior, and society, in general.
This course is a contemporary study of popular culture in america – its development and characteristics, its role in shaping our individual lives and key social institutions and its broad effects on our globalizing world. The ma in popular culture is a distinct, interdisciplinary ma programme that covers film, literature and cultural history it will appeal if you are interested in popular culture in its critical and historical contexts and provides excellent preparation should you wish to pursue a research-based higher degree, such as a phd, in the future.
Course description and objectives this is a course on communication and popular culture, but it is not designed to be just a four-month long celebration of comic books, hip hop, the internet, and the like instead, our primary focus will be on the politics of popular culture and we will spend our time exploring several different critical and. The fall 2017 course crs 360: rhetoric and popular culture in the college of visual and performing arts’ department of communication and rhetorical studies (crs) will focus on president donald trump and the current intersection of politics and popular culture. Topics include the relationship between culture and society the role and meaning of the arts from a sociological perspective mass culture and the culture industry culture and commerce, art, and politics analysis of artworks.
Courses subject crse # title hrs au sp su accad 6650 the history of animation: 30 afamast 4571 black visual culture and popular media: 30 anthrop.
Since this is a blog about religion in popular culture, i though i would share the syllabus for my course on the same topic for this spring here at new college of florida we will watch, among other things, the walking dead, lost, true detective (season 1), paul thomas anderson’s the master, the hobbit, the avengers, watch some oprah and. Advertising, television, film and music, this course will explore how popular culture has over time helped to form, followed and at times challenged our societal. Both law and popular culture pervade our lives popular culture constructs our perceptions of law and changes the way that players in the legal system behave now in its second edition, law and popular culture: a course book explores the interface between two subjects of enormous importance to. Only one course from your major department(s) may be used on the popular culture studies minor while a grade of c- will be permitted in courses comprising the popular culture studies minor, the overall grade point average for the minor must be a. Pop culture is a reflection of social change, not a cause of social change -john podhoretz this is the course website that will help you navigate through the. Define, outline, and write about issues of popular culture, including such issues as debates between low-brow and high-brow, theories of identity, and theories of class reproduction distinguish between personal experiences of.
American popular culture - art2010 this course focuses on a generational analysis of american popular culture over the course of the 20th century it will emphasize critical thinking and the role of technology, historical events, and changing attitudes in shaping american society and culture during the 20th century. The popular culture major allows students to build on a core of popular culture courses and a carefully selected minor, such as sociology, journalism, women’s studies, ethnic studies, history and others to prepare for a variety of careers. Study arts125 pop culture and the arts from university of phoenix view arts125 course topics and additional information. Lakewood city schools course: popular culture revised: july 2008 half year, one-half credit, 5 periods per week, grades 10-12 popular culture: a social history of.