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2018 Spring London
COM 5218/Lecture/A - Celebrity and Fan Culture | Credits 3.00
Charts the development and critical context of contemporary celebrity and fan cultures. Outlines key theoretical approaches. Explores the topic through a variety of media, from artists like Andy Warhol, Lady Gaga, Eminem, and Alison Jackson, to fanfic and other fan culture artifacts. Considers the creation and reception of celebrity texts: for example, around Harry Potter, and fanhood as a performative critique of celebrity. Examines relevant PR and media strategies.

Registration Type Traditional
Fees N/A
Instructors Fred Vermorel
Duration 1/15/2018 - 4/20/2018
Schedule TUE  6:30 PM - 9:20 PM;  Kensington, 17 Young Street, Room LEH
Prerequisites SCL 3100 / Lecture <min grade = D-, min credit = 3.00>
Corequisites N/A
Credit Types Credit
Class 40 Seats | 2 Remaining
Open (Minimum Met)

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Richmond University402
Department  Com Art Soc Sci4030