WGS 324J WGS 324J. Stardom and Celebrity Culture. 3 Hours.
Same as Radio-Television-Film 331K (Topic 7). Survey of the construction and meanings of stardom in film, television, and new media. Subjects include links with the media industries; stardom and race, class, gender, and sexuality; and new permutations of celebrity culture. Three lecture hours and one two-and-a-half hour film screening a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Radio-Television-Film 331K (Topic: Critical Studies of Film and Television Stardom), 331K (Topic 6), 331K (Topic 7), Women's and Gender Studies 324 (Topic: Critical Stds Film/TV Stardm), 324J. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.