Cultural Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

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Cultural Studies Spring 2018

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. May not be repeated for credit.
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 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. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to a PhD program and CULT 802 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture

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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.

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CULT 810: Culture and Political Economy (3 Credits)

Surveys social science and humanities classics that relate cultural production and consumption to underlying political economic conditions. Includes Marx, Lukacs, Frankfurt School, semiotic neo-Marxism, productivist theories of power indebted to Foucault, Baudrillard, Bourdieu, Harvey, Jameson, Mauss, Mill, Polanyi, Sahlins, A. Smith, and Weber. 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

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  • Section 001 — Paul Smith — 04:30 PM to 07:10 PM M — East Building 134

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.
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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900-Level Courses in CULT

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

Develop research proposal that forms basis for doctoral dissertation. Notes: A maximum of 6 credits may be applied to the degree. Subject to continuous registration requirement. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 24 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy.

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

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

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CULT 999: Doctoral Dissertation (1-12 Credits)

Doctoral dissertation research and writing under direction of dissertation committee. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: CULT 998.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy.

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

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

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1 Section Currently Scheduled