|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.
|9||No Logo|| |
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)
|12||Transnational Media|| |
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