Methods in Interpreting Popular Culture

Winter Programs

Methods in Interpreting Popular Culture

Course Number: MCC-GE 2145 - 001

Instructor: Charlton D McIlwain

Units: 4

Course meets: MoTuWeTh 3:00PM - 5:45PM  Jan 3 – Jan 20,

Description: Popular culture as both a producer and reflector of cultural meaning and a means of communication. Introduction to the fundamental theories and methods for understanding the construction of meaning in film, television, music, advertising and practices of everyday life, tracing the study of popular culture through film theory and mass media analysis to cultural studies.

For more information regarding professors and meeting times, students can use Albert directly. The course can be found under the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication.