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This is a first year Media Studies course offered both online and face-to-face through Vancouver Island University. This course focuses on popular culture through the lens of Narrative Illustration (comics, cartoons, graphic novels, posters), with a particular emphasis on alternative voices within these forms. This course also investigates how these media forms have developed in different cultures and how these have influenced each other.Students are encouraged to think critically about these forms of media, particularly in their relationship to such themes as: power; class; cultural imperialism; gender and sexuality; postmodernity, identity, and globalization. Students are encouraged to explore the subject both through written analysis and creative expression. Final projects may include texts, graphic works, videos, websites and other forms of media.

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This is a first year Media Studies course offered both online and face-to-face through Vancouver Island University. This course focuses on popular culture through the lens of Narrative Illustration (comics, cartoons, graphic novels, posters), with a particular emphasis on alternative voices within these forms. This course also investigates how these media forms have developed in different cultures and how these have influenced each other.Students are encouraged to think critically about these forms of media, particularly in their relationship to such themes as: power; class; cultural imperialism; gender and sexuality; postmodernity, identity, and globalization. Students are encouraged to explore the subject both through written analysis and creative expression. Final projects may include texts, graphic works, videos, websites and other forms of media.

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Media Studies 112

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Rank #1: MEDI 112: Episode 6

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This is the sixth episode in the podcast for the online edition of MEDI 112-Popular Culture & Mass Communications at Vancouver Island University. This episode includes an interview with Dr. Marni Stanley, University-College Professor at VIU.

Jun 04 2008

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Rank #2: MEDI 112: Episode 5

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This is the fifth episode in the podcast for online edition of MEDI 112-Popular Culture and Mass Communications at Vancouver Island University. This episode looks at alternative comics.

May 30 2008

29mins

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Rank #3: MEDI 112: Episode 4

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This is the fourth episode in the podcast for online edition of MEDI 112-Popular Culture and Mass Communications at Vancouver Island University. This episode looks at mini-comics--the DIY (do it yourself) arm of the comics world.

May 23 2008

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Rank #4: MEDI 112: Episode 3

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This is the third episode in the podcast for online edition of MEDI 112-Popular Culture and Mass Communications at Vancouver Island University. This episode looks at comics from a global perspective, focusing on North America, Europe, Japan and India.

May 03 2008

31mins

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Rank #5: MEDI 112: Episode 2

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This is the second episode in the podcast for the online edition of Media Studies 112-Popular Culture and Mass Communication at Vancouver Island University. This episode looks at the concept of the graphic novel.

May 03 2008

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Rank #6: MEDI 112: Episode 1

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This is the first episode in the podcast for the online edition of Media Studies 112-Popular Culture and Mass Communications at Vancouver Island University. This episode explores what comics are and how we can best refer to them.

May 03 2008

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