Articles tagged cultural studies

To Seek Out New Star Trek Fans and Form New Star Trek Civilizations

As the most well-studied fandom, Star Trek fans have shaped the way that seminal concepts in fan studies have emerged.

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If You’re Suspicious of the Pitch, Read ‘Mad Men, Death, and the American Dream’

If Mad Men’s slickness allow us to enjoy the existential emptiness at the heart of American identity without implicating us, Bronfen’s volume works to close that distance.

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What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?

Vinciane Despret blends science with story to give readers new ways to think about animals and our relationships with them.

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Sounds French: Globalization, Cultural Communities and Pop Music, 1958-1980

As one of the first of the French punk groups, Stinky Toys grappled with authenticity, illustrating the pitfalls that French musicians experienced while navigating their place in the genre.

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The Power of the Reader in ‘A History of Reading’

Alberto Manguel takes a thematic rather than linear approach to a history of reading, offering an entertaining and impassioned account of reading practices and readers' agency.

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New Cultural Studies by Gary Hall and Clare Birchall [Editors]

As a discipline, it's a bit like a sandwich left out for an hour; you come back to it, and it's already stale.

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25 Apr 2007 // 4:15 AM

What galls Dr. Paglia is that the politics of leveling is compromising scholarship.

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The Death of Jean Baudrillard Did Not Take Place

The controversial French philosopher's legacy has been tarnished by reductionist readings of his work, generated precisely by the tendencies of the mass media he sought to illuminate.

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Moving Pixels Podcast: Highbrow, Middle Brow, and Lowbrow in Free-to-Play Gaming

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"From the charmingly trashy to the more artistically inclined, there is a wide variety of gaming options in the free-to-play market.

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