CULT 860: Special Topics in Cultural Studies

CULT 860-003: Global Media Industries and TV
(Fall 2021)

07:20 PM to 10:00 PM T

Innovation Hall 316

Section Information for Fall 2021

This course examines media industry studies, paying particular attention to critical developments in this interdisciplinary field's consideration of global and transnational television. It will visit classic and contemporary debates interrogating industry formation, production practices, above and below the line labor and precarity, media capitals, the geopolitics of media regionality, platforms and distribution infrastructure, commoditization, and informal and pirate media economies. The course will situate the specific place of US media's global entanglements but focus on studies of the Global South in questions of theoretical development and analytical scale. The course will examine a plurality of industries and methodological approaches, highlighting recent trends in television studies.

Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

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: Lec/Sem #1, Lec/Sem #2, Lec/Sem #3, Lec/Sem #4, Lec/Sem #5, Lec/Sem #6, Lec/Sem #7, Lec/Sem #8, Lec/Sem #9, Lecture, Sem/Lec #10, Sem/Lec #11, Sem/Lec #12, Sem/Lec #13, Sem/Lec #14, Sem/Lec #15, Sem/Lec #16, Sem/Lec #17, Sem/Lec #18
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

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