Jihad Vs. McWorld
Here are the readings for next week:
Disjunctures and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy
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.
Hello everyone, here is Stuart Hall’s ‘Cultural Studies and its Theoretical Legacies':
Hall on Cultural Studies
James Lull on Hegemony: 05 Lull Hegemony
Hello, here is the syllabus for the CMS 330 Global media course:
Syllabus CMS330 Fall 2014
Here is a copy of the study guide:
Final Spring 2014 -Study Guide
Here is also a link to an interview with Edward Said in which he discusses the notion of Orientalism, which we have met in the first half of the semester:
On a final note, I can’t stress this enough, remember that:
1. If you want to get an A you should demonstrate that you have actually READ all reading material
2. In order to analyze global media you need to know the theory, so do revise the theory too.
One of the key thinkers of the post-war period, Stuart Hall (1932-2014) was a leading figure of the Birmingham Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies. In the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Centre, John Cabot University will screen John Akomfrah’s documentary, which is a tribute to the intellectual
work of a thinker who had a huge influence on political, cultural and academic debates for over six decades.The film will be followed by a discussion with Mark Fisher (Department of Visual Culture, Goldsmiths, University of London). Professor Fisher is highly respected both as a music writer and a theorist. He writes regularly for Frieze, New Statesman, Sight & Sound and The Wire, where he was acting deputy editor for a year. He is the author of the much acclaimed Capitalist Realism (Zero Books)
Professor Fisher will be introduced by Dr. Beatrice Ferrara (Università di Napoli l ’Orientale).
Tuesday, 22 April 6:30-8:30pm Aula Magna Regina Guarini Campus
Wednesday, April 16 2014
Here are a few useful links on migrant & diasporic cinema and on Hanif Kureishi -the author we will focus on.
Migrant an Diasporic cinema in contemporary Europe: