Midterm Study Guide

Dear Students,

Here is the midterm study guide:
MidtermStudyGuide_Spring 2015

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HONORS READINGS

Here are the readings for honors students:

From international Communication to global media

Al JAzeera in North America + canada

From Macbride to Murdoch: The Marketisation of Global Communication

straubhaar -Global Hybrid or Multiple Cultural Identities and globalization

I will shortly upload a few other readings.

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Monday Quiz

Remember that the quiz will be based on the assigned readings up until week 4. Check the course syllabus

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Readings week 4

Read the following texts before coming to class:

Benjamin Barber: Jihad Vs. McWorld

Fanon: Fanon -This Is the Voice of Algeria

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Monday quiz + readings

Dear Students,
Remember that there’s a quiz on Monday. It will be on the material covered so far (up until page 57 of your textbook + readings on cultural studies and hegemony).

Here are the readings for next week:
E. Said:
Orientalism 1
Orientalism 2Orientalism 3.
Orientalism 4.

A. Appadurai:
Disjunctures and Difference in the Global Cultural Economy

M.Castells:

Castells Globalization and Identity

J. Tomlinson:

Cultural identity and globalisation

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Readings week 2

Dear Students,

Here are the readings (see syllabus):

05 Lull Hegemony

Stuart Hall’s reflections on Cultural Studies: https://msuweb.montclair.edu/~furrg/pursuits/hallcultstuds.html

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Welcome to Spring 2015!

Dear Students,

Welcome to Spring 2015.
Here you can find the syllabi for the Global Media course, CMS330
GLOBAL MEDIA Spring 2015 syllabus
Here is the CMS330H syllabus (4 credits):CMS330H Spring 2015 syllabus

Also, here you can find an interesting talk on Soft Power:

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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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