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Methods in Interpreting Popular Culture

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.

Course #
MCC-GE 2145
Units
4
Term
January, Spring
Department

Professors

Susan Murray

Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication; Director of Graduate Studies

susan.murray@nyu.edu