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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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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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Fantasy and Science Fiction Media, Spring 2013

Fantasy and Science Fiction Media FILM 4280/6280, Spring 2013 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00-2:15 PM, 331 General Classroom Building 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 […]

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For a Jungian Turn in Comics Studies

Here’s a short “position paper” I wrote for a panel on comics at the Flow media studies conference in Austin: For a Jungian Turn in Comics Studies The rise of the new field of comics studies offers the opportunity to reconsider theoretical choices made by earlier forms of media studies. When, in an earlier generation, […]

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Syllabus for Media and Cultural Studies

COMM 6160/8690, Spring 2012
Thursdays 4:30-7:00 PM, Sparks 321

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Marx, Jung & Yoda: The Dialectics of The Force

 

Here’s a talk about Star Wars and and myth that I gave last month  at the Academy of Religious Studies conference in San Francisco: ... read more »

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Syllabus for Issues & Perspectives in Communication Theory, Fall ...

Comm 6010, Fall 2011
Class: Tuesdays 4:30-7:00 PM, 1020 One Park Place South
Office: 738 One Park Place South
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Syllabus for American Film History II, Fall 2011

Film 4960/6960, Fall 2011
Class: Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00-2:15, Classroom South 426
Screenings: Thursdays at 2:30, Arts & Humanities 406
Office: 738 One Park Place South
email: ted@tedfriedman.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/tedfriedman
website: http://www.tedfriedman.com

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How do movies reflect and influence American life? How has Hollywood shaped Americans’ image of the world, and the world’s view of Americans? What are the alternatives to Hollywood’s stories? What is the future of film in a digital age? ... read more »

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What I’ve Been Up to the Last Five Years

I recently had to write up what I’ve been working on over the last five years for my “post-tenure dossier,” so I thought I’d excerpt that here to explain how I got from Electric Dreams: Computers and American Culture to Centaur Manifesto: Mythos & Logos on the Commons. The language is pretty jargon-heavy and a little stilted, a function of the three-page limit and institutional context. ... read more »