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Identity and Popular Culture

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Department
Popular Culture
Course
PCUL 1F92
Professor
Scott Henderson
Semester
Winter

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PCUL1F92 Section 1 Thursday January1211IdentityPopular CultureDoes Identity MatterOne of the prominent academic concerns in the study of popular cultureSome common approaches include but not limited to gender race nation locality class sexual orientationoHow does popular culture represent these identities oHow do these identities find a voice in popular cultureGlobalization may represent an increasing threat to identityIndividuals feel more powerless in a global society more like a numberImage of Big Bird holding Occupy Sesame St signOccupy movement may be a reaction to this powerlessnessThis has led to people seeking stability which is evident in many facets of popular culture people want to find their nicheIs rise of religion in popular culture part of a search for stable identityImage of Football player TebowPostmodernismA complex term hard to defineLiteral definition after modernism
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