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RELIGION, MEDIA AND POPULAR CULTURE
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectAnthropology
Number & Suffix: 103
Full UC Title: RELIGION, MEDIA AND POPULAR CULTURE 
Transcript Title: RELG MEDIA POP CLTR 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course offers students the tools to understand the cross-fertilization between religion, media, entertainment, and popular culture in the context of globalization. The course focuses on the formations of contemporary religious communities in various parts of the world to understand the differences between several religious traditions, the socio-political contexts in which they thrive, and the various means through which these religions are channeled to their audiences and adherents. The course focuses on media and popular culture in order to include some of the important insights from the field of cultural studies into the anthropological understandings of religion. These insights are the need to include the effects that film, music, radio, and social media have in the shaping of power relations between groups of people in anthropological understandings of contemporary societies. Prerequisites for this course include introductory level social science courses, knowledge of anthropological categories and methods, and a general understanding of contemporary anthropological/sociological discussions. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: RELIGION, MEDIA AND POPULAR CULTURE 
Partner University Department: Cultural Anthropology 
Partner University Course Number: 201400040