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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

AMST 606 - Studies in Popular Culture & Technology

3 Credit(s) | Lecture | Graded
Not repeatable for credit

This course focuses on changing definitions of culture and methods of cultural studies; the changing meanings of “folk culture,” “mass culture,” and “popular culture”; and the changing dynamics among technology, the media, and culture. Topics for readings and discussion may include: the relations between changing technologies and the activity of audiences in shaping commercial popular culture: the social and economic context of technological innovation; the cultural imperatives of technological change.

Enrollment Requirements:
Pre-req = Graduate student in AMSTDY-MA Program