Although lopsided cultural flows once favored American media products, global communication networks have amplified the reach and power of Asian cultural products such as Korean popular music, Japanese animation, and Chinese cinema. This course investigates the social/historical context, form, and content of specific manifestations of popular culture in Asia, paying close attention to the ways this material is influenced by global cultural elements and received by global audiences. The specific country and perspective will vary, depending upon the instructor. (Offered every other year.) Prerequisite: COMM 1301 or consent of instructor
3 credits
Upper Division
The Interdisciplinary Clusters | East Asia: Tradition and Transformation
The Capacities | Written Communication