SAC 620 - Seminar in Film or Electronic/Digital Media and Culture
Section: 001 Television Genres
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Credits:
3
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Cost:
<50
Lab Fee:
35.00
Repeatability:
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
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This seminar examines texts, industries, communities, and cultural practices that are engaged in defining and categorizing television genres. Drawing from scholarship on television genres (situation comedies, documentary, talk shows, reality television, telenovelas, and dramas), we will analyze the intertextual meanings of television genres for particular interpretative communities. Throughout the course we will interrogate the popularity of certain genres in specific historical and cultural contexts and their connection to larger socio-economic processes, relations of power, and cultural practices. While most of the course readings will focus on the U.S., we will also consider TV industries and genres in other parts of the world.

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SAC 620 - Seminar in Film or Electronic/Digital Media and Culture
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
27245
Open
12
 
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W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
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