For Tues Nov 24: Consuming / Contesting Culture

November 20, 2009

REQUIRED
Read “Consumption is Good For Thinking,” chapter 1 of Consumers and citizens: globalization and multicultural conflicts by Néstor García Canclini available online through Google Books. Discussion will be led by Hannah Peyser.

Read “Subculture and Style” by Dick Hebdige, available here: SUBCULTURE AND STYLE SS 330 Discussion will be led by Olga Stroubos.

Read “History-Spectacle-Resistance” by Russell Porter, available here: HISTORY SPECTACLE RESISTANCE SS 330

RECOMMENDED
Watch Style Wars, a documentary on hip hop culture in the early 80s, focusing on graffiti. Available in 4 parts.

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