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Study Guide + Edward Said

Dear all,

Here is a copy of the study guide:
COM 330 Study Guide -Spring 2014

Here is also a link to an interview with Edward Said in which he discusses the notion of Orientalism, which we have met in the first half of the semester: 48 more words

Global Media

Research Seminar: Cultural profiling - a new approach

ICCHS Research Seminar,  Wednesday 30th April, 1-2pm, Room 1.06, 18 Windsor Terrace

Visiting speaker: Laurie Hanquinet, Lecturer, Dept. of Sociology, University of York

Cultural profiling: a new approach to exploring museum visitors’ relationships to art… 242 more words

Museums

French Lesson

Recently, I learned some French from my buddy Antoine, a tech-expatriate from France. It’s a rare event; my French is quite good; my vocabulary is rich. 137 more words

Cultural Studies

Fighting Obama!

We discovered something important a few days ago about the federal Bureau of Land Management. (Many Americans also discovered the existence of the Bureau of Land Management on the same occasion.) Anyway, the BLM, as it is fondly known in the American West, has snipers in its ranks. 84 more words

Cultural Studies

Conceptualizing Difference

Note: This post is mostly for future reference: something I can point students to if this topic comes up in class (as it sometimes does), although comments are of course welcome. 1,497 more words