cultural studies

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Cultural Identity in Mass Media Remixes

Between headlines on Twitter bemoaning President Trump doomsday scenarios, one lighter tweet caught my eye: “ ... read more »

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Betting on the House

270px-House_of_Cards_title_cardMy social media feeds are practically overflowing with references to the second season of the hit Netflix series House of Cards, many of them assessing the show’s ... read more »

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Fantasy & Science Fiction Media, Spring 2014

FILM 4280/6280, Spring 2014 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00-2:15 PM, 401 Langdale Screenings Tuesdays, 11:00 AM-12:50 PM, 406 Arts & Humanities   Ted Friedman 25 Park Place #1017 tedf@gsu.edu http://twitter.com/tedfriedman http://tedfriedman.com     Course Description How do we dream our visions of the future? How do we explore our fantasies of the past?   Science fiction […]

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Senior Seminar: Convergence Culture, Spring 2014

Film 4910, Spring 2014 4910-010: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30-3:45, Classroom South 325 4910-015: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30-6:45, Classroom South 506   Ted Friedman Office: 25 Park Place #1017 Email: ted@tedfriedman.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/tedfriedman Website: http://tedfriedman.com/teaching   Course Description Media today are converging, as the boundaries that divide movies, TV, games, computers and phones blur. Likewise, the […]

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Primetime Politics

I’ve been out of the loop for the last few weeks, but several people have requested that I post my syllabus for my junior seminar, “Primetime Politics,” which focuses on representations of Washington D.C., in Hollywood films and TV series. ... read more »

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Primetime Politics

This spring, I’ll be teaching our department’s junior seminar, which I’ll be structuring around the theme of “Primetime Politics.” I’ve written quite a bit in the past about citizen-generated political mashupsonline parody videos, and image macros that mix popular culture with political commentary. ... read more »

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Convergence Culture, Fall 2013

Senior Seminar: Convergence Culture Film 4910, Fall 2013 Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:30-3:45, Langdale 325   Ted Friedman Office: 25 Park Place #1017 Email: ted@tedfriedman.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/tedfriedman Website: http://tedfriedman.com/teaching   Course Description Media today are converging, as the boundaries that divide movies, TV, games, computers and phones blur. Likewise, the familiar categories of producer and consumer […]

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American Film History, Fall 2013

Film 4960, Fall 2013 Class: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-10:45 AM, Langdale 315 Screenings: Tuesdays at 11 AM, Arts & Humanities 406 Office: 25 Park Place South #1017 email: ted@tedfriedman.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/tedfriedman website: http://www.tedfriedman.com Course Description How do movies reflect and influence American life? How has Hollywood shaped Americans’ image of the world, and the world’s […]

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PostMarxisms, Summer 2013

Is Marxism dead? If so, what other forms of critique and imagination can help us think beyond the injustices and unsustainability of global capitalism? What can we learn from the successes and failures of the Marxist project? The goal of the course is to take stock of the value and legacy of the Marxist critical […]

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Myth and Ideology, Spring 2013

Myth and Ideology COMM 6160/8980, Spring 2013 Tuesdays, 4:30-7:00 PM 422 Sparks Hall Ted Friedman 25 Park Place South #1017 tedf@gsu.edu; (404) 463-9522 http://www.tedfriedman.com Course Description This course brings together two frameworks for understanding culture: myth criticism and ideological analysis. Influenced by anthropologists and folklorists, myth critics trace the connections between contemporary cultural narratives and […]