Courses and Syllabi

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Cultural Studies Fall 2020

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. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: GLOA 101 or SOCI 120
Registration Restrictions:

Students with a class of Freshman may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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Graduate

800-Level Courses in CULT

CULT 802: Histories of Cultural Studies (3 Credits)

Historical survey of principal works and theories in the development of cultural studies. Notes: This course is designed for PhD level students. Students in a related MA program may take this course as the capstone to their MA as they are about to matriculate into the PhD in cultural studies. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to doctoral program, related master's degree, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cultural Studies.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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

Forum for presentation of original and current research in cultural studies. Notes: Students register for 1 credit per semester over a three-semester period. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 4 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to doctoral program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cultural Studies.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

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CULT 820: After Colonialism (3 Credits)

Surveys racial, ethnic, caste, and national identities in colonial contexts; the changing shape of the world system and reactions to it from the era of colonial conquest to the age of globalization. Special attention to anti-colonial critiques, postcolonial works, and the present shape of global inequalities. Notes: This course is designed for the PhD student. Those students not admitted to a PhD program are required to contact the instructor. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to a doctoral program, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Cultural Studies.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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

Specialized interdisciplinary topics in cultural theory and analysis. Notes: These courses are designed for the PhD student. Those students not admitted to a PhD program are required to contact the instructor. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to a doctoral program, or permission of the instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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3 Sections Currently Scheduled