40. War in Vietnamese Popular Culture
Lecture, three hours; discussion, one hour. Knowledge of Vietnamese not required. Focus on popular culture produced and consumed by, or about, people in Vietnam and diasporas. Materials include theoretical and other scholarly texts, as well as literature, music, visual art, films, and comics. Reading of scholarly writings for argument, date, and methods, and learning to apply theoretical frameworks in readings and lectures to analysis of popular cultural productions. P/NP or letter grading.