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Comm beginning notes - Must go to 2 cultural events and...

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Must go to 2 cultural events and post twice, once before spring break and once after o Thoughts, criticism, apply to class Culture o Identity, groups, relationships, art, routine, memory, music, language, race o Invest in high culture Role of money, sophistication, etc. Lines of high culture and low culture blur Connection to power Subcultures, counter-cultures Cultural artifacts’ significance varies by audience 1. Content of culture a. What we relate to, appreciate, admire, admonish 2. Medium of culture a. Museum or tv, etc. 3. Individual in culture a. We watch it Evolution of culture – low culture becomes high culture over time, normalized trends Raymond Williams Cont… o Rejects two kinds of people Teahouse Superior Prigs o Two Core Teachings Combines Marx and Leevis theories Marx – culture is understood in relation to the means of production Superstructure – consciousness, ideology, legal, religion, philosophical, political, cultural
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2008 for the course COMM 206 taught by Professor Banet-weiser,kun during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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