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Communication Pedagogy, Fall 2013

COMM 8035, Thursdays 4:30-7:00, 25 Park Place #1113   Ted Friedman Office: 25 Park Place #1017 Email: Twitter: Website: Office hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12-2 and by appointment   Course Description This is a course on methods and practices of teaching communication area courses.  It is designed to introduce you to some of […]

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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: Twitter: Website:   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: Twitter: website: 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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I Am Not Blogging

This post is likely little more than a bit of ritual throat-clearing, designed to help me get past a stage in the trying-to-write-again process in which I simply cannot get myself to focus on wha ... read more »

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Paratexts as 527s, 527s as Paratexts

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Ramping Up: Dialogues on Feminism and Technology

FemTechNet nodal instructors have been working furiously all summer, and our 18 nodal courses are about to begin. ... read more »

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Why I don’t teach

In a June 5, 2013, Chronicle article entitled I Don’t Like Teaching. There, I Said It., the pseudonymous Sidney Perth notes, “So if you don’t like teaching, don’t worry about it. You don’t have to like it; you just have to care about it.” Naturally Perth gets some pushback in the comments, which range from “then please do something else” to “teaching is just one part of the job of being an academic.” However, reading Perth’s post, I conclude that Perth’s reasons for not liking teaching are not my reasons. ... read more »

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Nothing Matters Everything Matters (my new film with Tim Andrews)

Please see my new film ‘Nothing Matters Everything Matters’. ... read more »

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I honestly don’t know what’s worse: that I never knew these lyrics at all until ... read more »