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Pop Culture, Media and Work

The “medium is the message.” If this famous quote is true, what messages are television, movies and music giving us about the types of work most of us do? This course will explore how workers are portrayed in the dominant media and how these portrayals both reflect and shape our identities and popular culture.

LABRST 2M03

Pop Culture, Media and Work

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): II Term(s): Summer Offered?: Yes

The “medium is the message.” If this famous quote is true, what messages are television, movies and music giving us about the types of work most of us do? This course will explore how workers are portrayed in the dominant media and how these portrayals both reflect and shape our identities and popular culture.


Kole Kilibarda (summer 2017)

Prerequisite(s): Registration in any program Level II or above. Priority is given to students registered in a Labour Studies program