Week 10

Please note the following change: The Gray Cavender reading is among our required readings for May 31. Also, the Derek Kompare and Gareth Palmer essays are now optional/recommended.

Tuesday, 31 May 2011

Gray Cavender, “In search of community on Reality TV”

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Gareth Palmer, "The New You"

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PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ALSO READ THE ARTICLES INCLUDED IN THE COURSE READER.

Week 9

CLIPS SCREENED IN CLASS:

Closer

 

"Us" by Lim (plus a great commentary on this vid by fan scholar Kristina Busse)

Week 8

Tuesday, 17 May 2011

Richard J. Conway, “Reimagined Masculinities in Will & Grace”

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Kathleen LeBesco, "Got to Be Real: Mediating Gayness on Survivor"

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Recommended/Optional: Michele Aaron, “Towards queer television theory”

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Thursday, 19 May 2011

Reading: Henry Jenkins, "Star Trek Rerun, Reread, Rewritten: Fan Writing as Textual Poaching"

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PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ALSO READ THE ARTICLES INCLUDED IN THE COURSE READER.

Concepts about Race

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Study Break: Lilo and Me

Week 5

Use the links below to access the online readings for this week:

Looking for Latinos on Prime-Time Television

Restrictive Portrayals of Asians in the Media and How to Balance Them

Recommended/Optional:

Chapter 7: Movies and the Impact of Images - Campbell

PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU ALSO READ THE ARTICLES INCLUDED IN THE COURSE READER.

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Class Details

Course Instructor:
Professor L.S. Kim
lskim@ucsc.edu
127 Communications Building

Tues & Thurs
12:00 - 1:45 pm
J Bask Aud 101

Office Hours 
Thu: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
and by appointment

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