Readings

David Morley:Cultural imperialism Reconsidered
Morley

Georgiou and Silverstone:
Diasporas contra flows

Hamid Naficy:
Hamid Naficy

Naomi Sakr:
Diversity and diaspora in Europe

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Readings

Brian Larkin:
LArkin African videos bollywood Media

On Nollywood cinema:
NO-GOING-BACK-NOLLYWOOD-ESSAY

Youna Kim:
the east asian wave

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Assignment

As someone told me they lost the Afghan Star assignment’s guidelines, here they are:

Afghan Star assignment CMS 330

Remember that the purpose of the written assignment is to give you an opportunity to raise your grade, hence do your best to write a good essay.

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Readings -Contra flows

You can find Mohamed Zayani’s text: ‘Introduction –Al Jazeera and the Vicissitudes of the New Arab Mediascape’ here: http://www.med-media.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Aljazeera-Phenomenon2.pdf
Read until page 27

Here is an introduction to Bollywood cinema:
Bollywood -Intro

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Media flows

Reality tv and politics in the Arab world

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Readings

Amir Hetsroni:
Amir Hetsroni Who Wants to be a Millionaire

James Watson:
Mc donald is in Hong Kong

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Midterm Study Guide

MidtermStudyGuide_Fall 2014

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Readings week 5

Frantz Fanon:
frantz_fanon_image

Fanon -This Is the Voice of Algeria

Benjamin Barber:
Jihad Vs. McWorld

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Readings week 3

Here are the readings for next week:

Edward Said:
Orientalism 1
Orientalism 2
Orientalism 3.
Orientalism 4.

Arjun Appadurai:
Disjunctures and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy

Manuel Castells:

Castells Globalization and Identity

John Tomlinson:

Cultural identity and globalisation

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QUIZ REMINDER

Tuesday’s quiz will cover the reading materials assigned so far:

chapters 1 & 2 of your textbook + Lull’s and Hall’s essays.

Keep in mind that, as clearly stated in the syllabus, reading the textbook and the assigned essays is required, NOT optional. You can’t get a good grade in this course unless you read the textbook + essays in addition to attending lectures.

quiz

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