SAC 355 - Television History
Section: 001
Term: FA 2009
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Lab Fee:
35.00
Advisory Prerequisites:
SAC 236.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course traces the development of television from the medium's historical, industrial and technological roots in radio to the advent of new audiences, technologies and forms in the 1990s. Addressing television as a global phenomenon, we investigate television's institutions, structures, and programming from various perspectives in order to understand television's role in mass culture of the late twentieth century.

SAC 355 - Television History
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
13905
Open
25
 
-
TuTh 3:00PM - 4:00PM
002 (LAB)
 
23295
Open
25
 
-
W 4:00PM - 6:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
13907
Open
5
 
-
Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
13909
Open
9
 
-
Th 12:00PM - 1:00PM
005 (DIS)
P
13911
Open
11
 
-
Th 1:00PM - 2:00PM
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Coursepack Location:
Dollar Bill Copying 611 Church Street
Note:
Required course packets will be available at Dollar Bill Copying: 611 Church Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Phone: 734-665-9200
ISBN: 9780816620524
Private screenings : television and the female consumer, Publisher: University of Minnesota Press 1992
Required
ISBN: 0495050369
Only connect : a cultural history of broadcasting in the United States, Author: Michele Hilmes., Publisher: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning 2007
Required
ISBN: 9780822333838
Television after TV : essays on a medium in transition, Publisher: Duke University Press 2004
Required
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