Jul 21, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
    
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LASS 823 - Modern Culture

3 credits
An examination of some of the ways in which contemporary society and culture, including the arts and media, are related. For example, which people choose which forms of culture for their use, why do they use them, what effects does the culture have on the people who use them, and what interest does society have in regulating which culture people have access to? The course considers the categories of high and popular culture, the natural of social and cultural hierarchy, the social values transmitted by popular culture and the media, and perspectives on censorship.

Prerequisites LACR*102 or LACR*103