Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020
Western Main Campus

Media, Information and Technoculture 3211F/G

THE CULTURE OF CELEBRITY


Why do we celebrate stars? What can the analysis of celebrity reveal about modern ideas of self and individual identity? This course introduces critical work on the phenomenon of stardom, develops case studies of individual film, television, and popular music stars, and investigates the institutional and industrial processes that have created celebrities.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: MIT