Key Thinkers for Cultural Studies (GCST5909)
UNIT OF STUDY
Based on close reading of individual authors, this unit introduces students with limited background in cultural theory to key thinkers for contemporary cultural studies. Students will learn about the influence of such theoretical fields as Western Marxism, psychoanalysis and feminism on cultural studies as well as how to relate cultural research to the cross-disciplinary traditions of structuralism and post-structuralism as these have been taken up in different intellectual contexts around the world.
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1x500wd seminar presentation (10%), 1x2500wd essay (50%) and 1x2000wd reading journal (40%)
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