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2006-2007 University Catalogue 
    
2006-2007 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LASS 823 - Modern Culture


An exploration of various aspects of the condition of culture in modern society. Topics include the nature and rise of mass or popular culture and its relationship to high culture, advertising, and the cultural critique of capitalism, modernism and the avant-garde in the arts, the intellectual’s role in society, and the relationship between culture and politics. As this is a course in sociology, the connection between culture and society are emphasized in every instance. Formerly HU 363

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: LACR 102

Credits: 3 cr, 3 hrs