|1||Culture and Globalization
Lecture: Introduction to Culture and Globalization/Goals of the Course
|Film: First Contact (in Class, 55 min.) and Discussion.|
|2||A Pre-History of Globalization: Guns, Germs, and Steel||
Greider, William. "The Real Cancun: WTO Heads Nowhere." In The Nation. Sept. 22, 2003. pp. 11-20.
Film: Trobriand Cricket (50 min.) and Discussion.
|3||Cultural Activism and Minority Claims||
"Introduction." In Ginsburg, Faye, Lila Abu-Lughod and Brian Larkin, Editors. Media Worlds. University of California Press, 2002.
Film: Kayapo: Out of the Forest.
|4||Hip-Hop as Cultural Movement||
Eshun, Kodwo. "Sampladelia of the Breakbeat." In More Brilliant than the Sun: Adventures in Sonic Fiction. London: Quartet Books Ltd., 1998. pp. 25-61.
George, Nelson. "Capitalist Tool." In Hip-Hop America. NY: Penguin, 1998.
Mitchell, Tony. "Introduction: Another Root-Hip-Hop Outside USA." In Global Noise. Wesleyan University Press, 2002.
|5||Hip-Hop in Japan||
Condry, Ian. "Introduction." Chapter 1 in Japanese Hip-Hop (forthcoming) (Book Manuscript) (PDF)
———. "Race: Black Culture, Yellow B-Boys and the Elvis Effect." Chapter 2 in Japanese Hip-Hop.
———. "A History of Japanese Rap Music: Street Dance, Club Music, Pop Market." In Global Noise.
|6||Hip-Hop in Europe and the Islamic Connection||
Prevos, Andre J. M. "Postcolonial Popular Music in France." In Global Noise. pp. 39 - 56.
Or, if no Presentation, Film: La Haine (Hate).
|7||Lessons from Hip-Hop||
Morelli, Sarah. "Who is Dancing Hero." In Global Noise. (Korea)
Film: Documentary About International Hip-Hop.
|8||Coolhunters: Who's Got it?||
Gladwell, Malcolm. "The Coolhunters." In New Yorker Magazine. March 17, 1997.
Shakar, Alex. The Savage Girl. Perennial Publishers, 2002.
Davila, Arlene. "Culture in the Ad World: Producing the Latin Look." In Media Worlds.
Klein, Naomi. "Introduction." In No Logo. Picador USA, 1999, pp. xiii-xxi.
|10||"Music Wants to be Free": MP3, P2P - Anarchy or Activism?||
Jenkins, Henry. "Quentin Tarantino's Star Wars? Digital Cinema, Media Convergence, and Participatory Culture." In Rethinking Media Change: The Aesthetics of Transition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003.
Vaidhyanathan, Siva. "The Anarchist in the Library." 2002.
Condry. "The Digital Revolution in Music." (Forthcoming)
|11||Television Nations||Abu-Lughod, Lila. "Egyptian Melodrama." In Media Worlds.
Mankekar, Purnima. "Epic Contests." In Media Worlds. (India)
Wilk, Richard. "Television, Time, and National Imaginary." In Media Worlds. (Belize)
Mandel, Ruth. "Marshall Plan of the Mind." In Media Worlds. (Kazakhstan)
Schein, Louisa. "Mapping Hmong Media..." In Media Worlds.
Ganti, Tejaswini. "And Yet My Heart is Still Indian." In Media Worlds.
|13||Globalization as the End of Culture?||
Iwabuchi, Koichi. "Becoming Culturally Proximate: Japanese TV Dramas in Taiwan." Chapter 4 in Recentering Globalization: Popular Culture and Japanese Transnationalism. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2002. pp. 121-157.
|14||Conclusions and the Future of Globalization||
Web Sites or Supplementary Material Based on Student Presentations and the Question for the In-class Discussion