HBO's Game of Thrones

HBO’s Game of Thrones: A Global Cultural Phenomenon
In this course we will study the HBO series Game of Thrones as a global cultural phenomenon. We’ll explore the series’ development from a straightforward television adaptation to a transmedia narrative set in a recognizable visual universe. We will examine how the series reinvents the fantasy genre within the changing media landscape and how issues of race, class, and gender affect the production and reception of the series on a global scale. We will also consider the material ways in which the series’ fans engage with the universe of the show through the consumption and creation of merchandising, cosplay, fanfiction, and blogs. 3 hrs. lect.
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FMMC 0228

All Sections in Spring 2019

Spring 2019

FMMC0228A-S19 Lecture (Dobreva)