ALM304 - The Celebrity Industries: Star Images, Fan Cultures and Performance
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
|Previously coded as:||ALC304|
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 2 (two) scheduled online seminars
This unit provides students with an opportunity to contribute in critical and creative ways to contemporary understandings of the celebrity industries. The unit will explore the construction and marketing of celebrity images; parasocial desire and identity making; celebrity gossip; political celebrity; stardom; and online fan cultures. The unit culminates in an informal symposium - an event that is collectively planned, implemented, and partly co-ordinated by students.
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