Constantin M. Behler
Explores innovative approaches to the study of literature and film in the age of consumer culture. Focuses on literary and cinematic communication as an important arena for the constitution of modern subjectivity and personal identity.
Basic and advanced analysis of advertisement, film and literature; study and application of theoretical approaches to mass media.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lectures, class and small group discussions.
Class assignments and grading
Comprehensive midterm and final; three-page argumentative paper.
Class preparation, exams and paper.