Topic for Spring 2005 is German Media in 19th-20th century: a study of the interactions among cinema, radio, graphic arts, television, and the rise of media research in Weimar and Nazi Germany. Working from an understanding of media as cultural practice, students explore annually changing topics in the (non-American) situation of media texts, systems, and reception in regional and global contexts. National differences in the conceptualization of media forms and their relation to identity is explored, as is the transnational implications of media exchange. Meets with CMS.605 but assignments differ. Graduate students expected to complete additional assignments. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor. Taught in English.
Faculty: Uricchio, William