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Deconstructing TV’s Buffy

Course Description and Objectives: Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an extremely “full” text, playing on ideological fault lines (the “Hellmouth,” if you will) throughout its 103 hours. The series, self-consciously generic in conception and execution, allows this course to examine … Continue reading

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Images of the Disabled

Course Description and Objectives: Depictions of illness and physical disability reflect, often in reversal, our beliefs about merit, human worth, dignity, community, and the definition of a life well lived. The works examined in this course—ranging in genre from the … Continue reading

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