Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Cultural Studies Spring 2017

Undergraduate

300-Level Courses in CULT

CULT 320: Globalization and Culture (3 Credits)

Examines cultures in globalization, with special attention to the role of technologies and new media. Provides historical and contemporary contexts for understanding the relationships among circuits of production and consumption; population flows; social inequalities and collective identities; globalizations from "above" and "below;" built and natural environments. Read More »

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CULT 390: Topics in Cultural Studies (1-3 Credits)

Topics of current interest in interdisciplinary cultural studies, covering such fields as media, popular culture, political economy, social identities, or regions in globalization. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

Graduate

800-Level Courses in CULT

CULT 804: Histories of Cultural Studies II (3 Credits)

Continues the historical survey of cultural studies up to the present and assesses possibilities for future development. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

CULT 808: Student/Faculty Colloquium in Cultural Studies (1 Credits)

Forum for presentation of original and current research in cultural studies. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

CULT 812: Visual Culture (3 Credits)

Examines theories, production, consumption, and reception of visual culture. Covers film, video, visual arts, music, display, ritual, performance, performativity, and theories of the aesthetic. Includes key readings from theorists such as Adorno, Artaud, Benjamin, Brecht, Bryson, Doane, Fiske, Heath, Marcuse, Merleau-Ponty, and Sartre. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Alison Landsberg — Innovation Hall 211

CULT 820: After Colonialism (3 Credits)

Surveys racial, ethnic, caste, and national identities in colonial contexts; scientific racism in periphery and core sites; subsequent history of race, ethnic, national identities and conflicts; classical and contemporary texts by authors such as DuBois, Fanon, Gilroy, and Spivak; and particular place of issues of national, racial, and ethnic identities in contemporary cultural studies. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

CULT 860: Special Topics in Cultural Studies (3 Credits)

Specialized interdisciplinary topics in cultural theory and analysis. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

900-Level Courses in CULT

CULT 998: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal (1-6 Credits)

Develop research proposal that forms basis for doctoral dissertation. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

CULT 999: Doctoral Dissertation (1-12 Credits)

Doctoral dissertation research and writing under direction of dissertation committee. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled