Seminar consists of a series of presentations by certificate faculty on topics of ongoing research. Presentations will open current debates about theory and method in cultural studies. Repeatable one time. A-F only.
Seminar on the history and theory of interdisciplinary cultural studies. The politics of culture are examined in comparative perspective, focusing on their significance for identity formation, intercultural relations, and global flows of images, people and capital. Approaches to the study of media and popular culture are taken up in terms of their relevance for contemporary issues, especially in Hawai‘i and the Asia/Pacific/U.S. region. Repeatable one time. A-F only. (Fall only)
Directed reading and research culminating in a project that engages issues in international cultural studies. Types of projects include scholarly essays, community-based projects, performances or exhibitions. Written statement of purpose and selfevaluation required. A-F only. Pre: 609 and 610.