Spring 2000 (3 credit hours)
Office: 430C Phifer, 348-8659
Office hours: M 3-5:00, & by appt.
This unit of MC 631 aims to introduce the student to the major models of cultural and critical theory.
Academic Misconduct Policy:
All acts of dishonesty in any work constitute academic misconduct. The Academic Misconduct Disciplinary Policy will be followed in the event of academic misconduct.Disabilities Accommodation Policy:
To request disability accommodations, please contact Disabilities Services (348-4285). After initial arrangements are made with Disabilities Services, contact Jeremy Butler.Course Schedule
Subject to revisions announced in class.
|3/24||Introduction to Cultural/Critical Studies
Semiotics, Narrative Theory
|Allen, Intro. & chs. 1-2|
Audience-Oriented Criticism,Genre Study, Ideological Analysis
|Allen, chs. 3-5; The Philadelphia Story (Cukor, 1940) @ Bama Theatre 4/6-11|
|4/14||Psychoanalysis, Feminism, British Cultural Studies||Allen, chs. 6-8; Hall, 128-138; Seiter, 387-410
On the Madonna controversy (Laurie Schultze)
|4/21||Visual Culture||Mirzoeff, 1-126, 231-254|
|4:45 p.m., 5/1, Monday||