SFSU’s email server has been down for most of the day. This means I’m unable to respond to emails concerning paper topics. Hopefully this situation will be rectified soon.
This quick primer on narrative analysis by davesgud could be useful in thinking about your papers. Though some of the terminology used differs from ours, there is a degree of overlap. (ex. HUM425: “code” as an element of semiotic analysis. HUM303/ HUM415: “character” as the basis of analysis.)
The short doc. I mentioned in class. Zizek on “living in the end times.”
Ready to get trolled by corporate media my millennial friends? Here you go:
I ripped the image from wonkette.com. Read the article: it’s funny and informative.
The trailer for Branded to Kill:
Here’s a poem by Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) Beatnik fellow-traveler, co-founder of the Black Arts Movement, and all around cultural provocateur. I borrowed the phrase “no money in a money world” from him during lecture yesterday.
A New Reality Is Better Than a New Movie!
BY AMIRI BARAKA