LCST

2120

Introduction to Cultural Studies

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Culture and Media

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Intro to Cultural Studies

Fall 2019

Taught By: Kate Eichhorn

Section: A

CRN: 2179

Credits: 3

‘Culture’ is a complex term, whose meanings include: a tradition of revered works, an everyday identity, a whole way of life, a structure of feeling, or an ideal to defend or attain. Many conflicts turn on matters that are in one or more senses ‘cultural.’ Economic and political power and conflicts can also work through cultural struggles. This lecture course equips students with concepts that help us step outside of our own cultural bubble for a minute and perceive culture in a wider range of senses and in particular how it appears to others. We will look at contemporary struggles around race, culture, class, gender, sexualities through the prism of key texts and authors whose concepts address these questions. Students come away with an understanding of concepts and authors of use in all other CMS courses. [Tracks C & M]

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Culture and Media (LCST)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 100

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 4:36am 9/24/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:15am - 11:30am

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 407

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019