Minor in Popular Culture Studies - Introduction to Popular Culture SOSA 2270   Introduction to Popular Culture
In this course, we will examine and discuss the various approaches and theories of popular culture in anthropology and sociology. Popular culture has been defined in multiple ways and attached to multiple objects and activities in society. We will consider how human beings take part in popular culture on one hand and how popular culture affects the rest of their lives on the other hand. Related themes include consumption, media, technology, communication, identity, ideology, stratification.
FORMAT: Lecture
PREREQUISITES: One 1000 level SOSA class or FYP