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FMS 478 Advanced Seminar on Alternative Culture: Understanding Fandom Study + Internship in Prague Program Fall 2023 Semester CEA & AAU

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FMS 478 Advanced Seminar on Alternative Culture: Understanding Fandom

FMS 478 Advanced Seminar on Alternative Culture: Understanding Fandom Course Overview


CEA CAPA Partner Institution: Anglo-American University
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Primary Subject Area: Film Studies
Instruction in: English
Course Code: FMS 478
Transcript Source: TBD
Course Details: Level 400
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 42
Prerequisites: FMS 150 Introduction to Media Studies, or FMS 370 Popular Culture and Media Theory, or instructor's permission.


This course explores fandom, particularly media fandom. In a world suffused in popular culture, fans are those who have invested themselves most heavily in making meaning from popular culture. Why do they? Are they just weird, just different than us? Or is it simply a more intense expression of how we all make meaning from culture? Drawing on some of the seminal theorists of fan studies, such as Michel De Certeau, Pierre Bourdieu, Henry Jenkins, John Fiske, Matt Hills, Camille Bacon-Smith, and Janice Radaway, this course seeks to understand fans as meaning-makers as they write, create, blog, form communities and hierarchies, even quasi-religions, to understand the object of their fan-desire.

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