Russell Cobb, BA, MA, PhD
Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts - Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Dept
Russell Cobb is a writer and academic, currently in residence as a Visiting Scholar at Cal-Berkeley. He is Associate Professor in Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta, where his work bridges the worlds of print and radio journalism with the digital humanities. His journalistic work has appeared in Slate, NPR, and The Nation. He is a contributing editor and frequent contributor to This Land Press. His books include the eBook single Heart in Darkness (2013) and the edited collection The Paradox of Authenticity in a Globalized World (2014).
In this practice-based course that addresses an urgent concern facing the world today students will synthesize and apply the knowledge and skills obtained in the Modern Languages and Cultural Studies Major.
The history of the study of literature, focusing on the relation between national and world literature, and the links to other media and disciplines. Prerequisite: consent of Department.
Prerequisite: consent of Department.
A survey of research methods in media studies, including quantitative and qualitative methods, media archaeology, as well as practical forms of research creation. Prerequisite: MST 100.
Prerequisite: MST 100 or consent of the Program Administrator.
Prerequisite: consent of the Program Administrator.