This course will introduce you to contemporary Spanish popular culture from a sociological perspective. You will study popular culture as it changed over time, and also explore different aspects of it such as traditions and customs. You will also learn about popular culture as it pertains to youth groups, rural and urban contexts or, for example, religion. Furthermore, the course will examine how popular culture is produced and consumed, and how it is transmitted through cinema, literature, music and the media.
Semesters: Fall, Spring