Courses

Spring 2018 Cultural Studies Courses

CULS-C 601: Introduction to Cultural Studies

Professor Ranu Samantrai
CULS-C 601 Introduction to Cultural Studies
Th 5:45 PM-8:15 PM BH 011
Above class meets with ENG-L 657

CULS-C 701: Special Topics in Cultural Studies

Professor David McDonald
CULS-C 701 Topics in Cultural Studies
Topic: Activism, Engagement, and Critical Ethnography 
Th 12:45-3:15 PM C2 272
Above class meets with FOLK-F 722

Professor Radhika Parameswaran
CULS-C 701 Topics in Cultural Studies
Topic: TBA
Tu 2:30-5:00 PM FF 212
Above class meets with MSCH-J 614

Professor Maria Bucur-Deckard
CULS-C 701 Topics in Cultural Studies
Topic: East European Historiography 
Tu 4:00-6:00 PM BH 235
Above class meets with HIST-H 645 and HIST-H 745

Professor A. Freya Thimsen
CULS-C 701 Topics in Cultural Studies
Topic: Democracy and Critique
Tu 5:45 PM-8:45 PM WY 111
Above class meets with ENG-L 756

Professor Faye Gleisser
CULS-C 701 Topics in Cultural Studies
Topic: Imaging Race 
Mo/We 4:00-5:15 PM FA 010
Above class meets with ARTH-A 443 and ARTH-A 543

Professor Andres Guzman
HISP-S 695
Topic: Marxist Theories of Art, Culture, and Politics
Mo 4:00-6:30 PM WH 204
Above class satisfies CULS-C 701 requirement 

Professor De Witt Kilgore
ENG-L 750 
Topic: Racing Images: Race and Ethnicity in American Sequential Art
We 5:45--8:45 PM GY 407
Above class satisfies CULS-C 701 requirement 

Minor Course Requirements

C601 Introduction to Cultural Studies (4 credits). Survey of main issues, theories, and methods in cultural studies. Topics may include communications and mass culture; gender, race, and the social construction of identity; historiographic and ethnographic approaches to modern cultures and societies.

C701 Special Topics in Cultural Studies (3-4 credits). Prerequisite: C601 or consent of instructor. Advanced exploration of a specific issue in cultural studies.

Examples of Recently Offered C701 Courses:

  • Anthropology and Citizenship
  • The Child, Queerly
  • Extreme Masculinities
  • Contesting Culture as Property
  • Images and Critique in Public Culture
  • Variations in Blackness
  • The ‘Other’ in Modern Japanese Literature and Film
  • Food and Culture
  • Methods of Media Research
  • Rhetorical Theories of Cultural Production

C790 Independent Readings in Cultural Studies (3-4 credits). Prerequisite: consent of the instructor. Open only to students minoring in Cultural Studies. Click on the link above for instructions on arranging and registering for C790.