Class 1 & 2

posted Oct 28, 2010, 11:57 AM by Priya Nayar   [ updated Oct 28, 2010, 12:22 PM ]

September 2nd 2010

September 16th 2010

Lecture on Media Studies and its insidious influence on language, culture, and society.

Key concepts: Imperialism, Globalization, Consumerism, Speed.

 

   Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death, pp. 1-29 (handouts)

   Boorstin, pp. 7-45 (handout)

   McLuhan, “The Medium is the Message” (MCS)

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