Comm+and+Pop+Culture+Unit+1+Slides

Comm+and+Pop+Culture+Unit+1+Slides - 3/4/2010 COMMUNICATION...

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3/4/2010 1 COMMUNICATION AND POPULAR CULTURE Welcome and Introduction Overview & Syllabus & Questions & Break COMMUNICATION AND POPULAR CULTURE Popular Culture and Cultural Theory
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3/4/2010 2 Popular Culture & What is popular culture? & What is mass culture? & What is high culture? Wh t i b lt & What is a sub-culture? & But wait…. & What is culture?!! Culture & A general process of intellectual, spiritual and aesthetic development. & A particular way of life (whether of a people, a period or a group). & The works and practices of intellectual and especially artistic activity. Hegemony & The ideals imposed by the mass culture.
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3/4/2010 3 Resistance & Resisting the ideals from the hegemonic forces. Texts & Tangible artifacts created by culture that serve as a site of struggle. & We assign meanings to texts as a way to shape popular culture. Communication & What is the significance of communication in culture? Communication creates the texts through which there is a struggle (much more on this later in the semester)
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3/4/2010 4 Communication Theory & SENDER (sends a message) & RECEIVER (receives the message) & (and provides) FEEDBACK In Cultural Terms… & SENDER (can be mass culture) & RECEIVER (can be population) & FEEDBACK (site of struggle) Communication Theory & In the applied model what different types of communication could be present? Mass communication Interpersonal Communication Intercultural Communication More…
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3/4/2010 5 Communication and Popular Culture & The site of which popular culture is formed is communication. & Currently, our mediated communication dictates the points in which popular culture is developed. So what? & Why is any of this important? & We live in the midst of the popular culture struggle. & We are able to contribute to the meanings constructed constructed. & We will dictate what the future of popular culture (and culture for that matter) has in store for us. For next class… & Look around you – look for sites of struggle, notice the texts you consume, try and view yourself as immersed in a culture and think about meanings you make.
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3/4/2010 6 COMMUNICATION AND POPULAR CULTURE Defining Popular Culture Overview & Review & Learn about culture and associated nomenclature & Try and define popular culture Dl l & Develop some examples Culture & A general process of intellectual, spiritual and aesthetic development. & A particular way of life (whether of a people, a period or a group). & The works and practices of intellectual and especially artistic activity.
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3/4/2010 7 Texts & Tangible artifacts created by culture that serve as a site of struggle. Books, movies, television shows, music, art etc… & A text that is to be made into popular culture must contain both the forces of domination (hegemony) and opportunities to speak against them (resistance). Ideology & A systematic body of ideas articulated by a particular group of people.
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