21F.011 Topics in Indian Popular Culture


Class Info

Overview of Indian popular culture over the last two decades, through a variety of material such as popular fiction, music, television and Bombay cinema. Explores major themes and their representations in relation to current social and political issues, elements of the formulaic masala movie, music and melodrama, ideas of nostalgia and incumbent change in youth culture, and questions of gender and sexuality in popular fiction. Taught in English. Enrollment limited.

This class has no prerequisites.

21F.011 will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by A. Banerjee.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

In the Spring 2014 Subject Evaluations, 21F.011 was rated 5.8 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the Topics in Indian Popular Culture site.

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