JS507 Critical Theory in Media and Cultural Studies

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Course Number: 
JS507
Course title: 
Critical Theory in Media and Cultural Studies
Course Description: 
This course will introduce graduate students to the critical theories in media and cultural studies, ranging from culturalism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, gender and sexuality, postcolonialism to postmodernism. Theories of media and cultural studies critically contextualizes, examines, and theorizes culture as it influences and shapes our everyday lives and social structures. Graduate students will learn about the various approaches on how to analyze culture based on the canonical works of critical theorists and learn how to apply their critical theories to contemporary examples.
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Degree Programs: 
M.A. in Japanese Studies
Number of Credits: 
4