COMS 646 Popular Media (3 credits)

Offered by: Art History & Communications (Faculty of Arts)

Administered by: Graduate Studies


Communication Studies : An assessment of popular culture and the research strategies employed; an examination of semiotics, critical theory, literary criticism, psychoanalysis, and cultural studies. Case studies from several of the following areas will be critiqued: fashion, music, advertising sub-cultural codes and behaviour, soap operas, visual art and cult films.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Yuriko Furuhata (Fall)