AMST 1148

AMST 1148

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

This course is dedicated to two scholarly pursuits. First, we will conceptualize different forms of labor and work. Second, we will situate those modes of labor within our contemporary American media landscape. We will ask a series of questions: Whose labor is culturally valued and devalued? What kinds of labor are rendered peripheral and invisible? How does media consumption generate its own kind of fan labor? Assignments will include scholarly mission statements, research projects, textual analysis, and film reviews. In addition to assigned readings, students will be asked to watch visual media, particularly films, for class discussion and assignments.

When Offered Fall.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18158AMST 1148  SEM 101

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