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Fall 2014 General Registration: 8/18/14-8/29/14
Spring 2015 Early Registration: 11/10/14-11/21/14

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HRHS 5526 : Topics in Buddhism in the West: Buddhism in Media and Popular Culture 

Instructor(s): Mitchell Units: 3.0
Time: Tuesday 2:10PM - 5:00PMCourse Level: Advanced
Classroom: JSC 130

This course examines representations of Buddhists and Buddhism in media and popular culture as well as Buddhist use of media both as propogational tool and as personal expression. We will analyze case studies from film and visual media, music and the performing arts, and online and social media from a variety of methodological perspectives such as ritual theory, post-colonial studies, and media studies.
Course format: seminar discussion;
Evaluation: participation in class, reflection papers, final research paper;
Course format: Lecture/seminar with reflection paper, book review, and final paper.
Auditors with Faculty Permission