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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 21F.035 (Fall 2003) 
  • Course Title:
  • Topics in Culture and Globalization 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Ian Condry 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 21F.035 / 21F.037 Topics in Culture and Globalization



    Fall 2003




    Course Highlights


    Lecture notes and a bibliography of all readings are available for this course.


    Course Description


    The concept of globalization fosters the understanding of the interconnectedness of cultures and societies geographically wide apart; America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Subject scans existing debates over globalization around the world. This course explores how globalization impacts everyday life in the First and Third World; how globalization leads to a common cosmopolitan culture; the emergence of a global youth culture; and religious, social, and political movements that challenge globalization. Materials examined include pop music, advertisements, film posters, and political cartoons.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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