For Tues Oct 20: Reading & Midterm Proposal

October 14, 2009

For next week, please read Stuart Hall “Encoding, Decoding.” Meaghan Morris, “Banality in Cultural Studies” and Radway, “The institutional Matrix of Romance” are recommended. Alexandra Hendelman will lead discussion on “Encoding, Decoding.”

THE INSTITUTIONAL MATRIX OF ROMANCE
BANALITY IN CULTURAL STUDIES SS330
ENCODING, DECODING SS330

Reading is available here or through Pratt’s electronic reserves:

Find your reserve items by going to our online catalog PrattCatt and selecting the “Reserves” tab and searching for your course either by my name or the course name. Essays are available for download as PDFs.

Please post your proposed midterm topic as a comment here no later than Mon eve 8 pm. Topics needn’t be firm–I just want a sense of what you’re thinking.

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2 Responses to “For Tues Oct 20: Reading & Midterm Proposal”

  1. Angela Hoang Says:

    Tentative midterm topic: Family culture in regards to Foucault’s ideas of power and discourse.

  2. hannah peyser Says:

    trying to decide between the topic of facebook and youtube


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