Feb 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog
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COM 1112 - Comic Strips and the Communication of Culture; An International Perspective

Credits: 2
The course is an opportunity for students to learn the history and cultural significance of comic strips from an international perspective. Countries of interest will include Hungary, Germany, France, and Russia. Emphasis is placed on the cultural impact of comics and the analysis of themes evident within the strips (e.g., politics, pop culture, class, gender, etc.). The course will also explore the influence of U.S. comic strips in Europe. Additionally, the course will explore how Hungarian comic strips were controlled in post-war Hungary. Film and television representations of comic strips will be discussed. Students will learn the process and techniques of creating a comic strip.



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