Category Archives: Instructor Weekly Posts

Week 1 – Course Introduction

Welcome to the supporting blog for UNST 254 Popular Culture.  During the course you will find links to material that I have used in class as well as additional references, media and information about popular culture. In addition each student … Continue reading

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Reflective Writing 7

The seventh and final reflective writing will be due on Monday 11/22. This week’s readings deal with celebrity and social media.  They examine the political economy and different types of celebrity and pose questions raised by the advent of new … Continue reading

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Reflective Writing 5

The fifth reflective writing will be due on Monday 11/1. One reading regarding feminist approaches to popular culture comes from Susan Bordo.  The other readings are either by the Italian thinker Antonio Gramsci or about the influence of his ideas.  … Continue reading

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Media Consolidation

The film Network and the readings for next week engage a variety of issues.  These include the changing nature of television personalities, increasing sensationalism in news coverage and media consolidation.  Below you can find two references to explore the realities … Continue reading

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Week 3 – Wednesday Presentation and Links

Below is the link to the website of our presenter for Wednesday’s class, Matthew Lessner.  On his website you can find examples of his past and present work. http://www.montelomax.com Over the last several days I have caught several interesting articles … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Course Introduction

Welcome to the supporting blog for UNST 254 Popular Culture.  During the course you will find links to material that I have used in class as well as additional references, media and information about popular culture. In addition each student … Continue reading

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