Course Description

MIT 2153A-650 (Summer 2024)   Entertainment Industries and Popular Culture

Instructor: P. Aitken

Course Description
Popular culture is shaped by industrial complexes such as the major film studios and music labels, the video games business, comic book publishing, and radio and television networks.  This course examines such cultural industries, considering the role of audiences and fans, and the myths and realities of creative cultural work.

3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.