Gender Images in Pop Am Cult
In this course, we will examine representations of gender in American popular culture. Course materials will include nineteenth-century popular music, literature, and theater, early twentieth-century advertising and film, 1950s television, and more recent electronic media. Considering a range of cultural forms over a broad historical period allows us to determine the impact that particular media have had on our conceptions of gender difference. Finally, by becoming critical readers of popular cultural forms that represent manhood and womanhood, we gain a greater appreciation for the complexity, variability, and open-endedness of gender constructions within American life. 3 hrs. lect.
- Fall 2012
- McCardell Bicentennial Hall 148(MBH 148)
- 8:40am-9:55am on Monday, Wednesday (Sep 10, 2012 to Dec 7, 2012)
- Holly Allen
- American Studies
- Program in American Studies
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- CW NOR
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