Faculty of Arts


MEDIA 718

Popular Culture and Politics


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for MEDIA 718.

Description

Explores the ways in which popular culture and politics are linked. It works from the assumption that popular culture ‘matters’, but does it matter politically? Topics include politicians befriending film stars, presidents who are film stars, rock performers who pretend that they are politicians, states that censor popular culture and those that sponsor it and use it as propaganda.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

MEDIA 718: 30.0 points

Restrictions

FTVMS 718


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