Introduction to Cultural Studies

LIT150

Basic theoretical approaches to high and low culture—Bourdieu and Adorno, the Frankfurt School and the Birmingham Center for Contemporary Cultural Studies; Third World and feminist approaches; the avant-garde and subcultural resistance. Analysis of sport and leisure, film and photography, law and the arts, popular and classical music, painting and advertising imagery. One course.

Cross Listings
ENGLISH180
VMS180
AMI180
MARXISM & SOCIETY
Curriculum Codes
ALP
Domains of Inquiry
Interpretation