Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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KUHI0297 S1. Introduction to Popular Culture Studies 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Pathway in Popular Culture Studies
School of History, Cultural Research and Art Studies

Learning outcomes

The student is familiar with the key concepts and issues of popular culture studies as well as the main periods of the history of popular culture.

General description

The course explores the key concepts of popular culture studies, such as the notions of the popular and entertainment, ideology, opposition and capitalism, affects and emotions, and stardom and fandom. The course draws also an outline of the history of popular culture, with a special emphasis on the history of popular culture studies as a field of critical research. Lectures (16 h), additional reading, essay.

Teacher responsible

Hannu Salmi


3-Sep-2015 – 15-Oct-2015
Seminar 16 h
Thu 3-Sep-2015 - 15-Oct-2015 weekly at 14.00-18.00, Minerva E221, Taidehistorian harjoitushuone
Independent work


Numeric 0-5.

Further information

Teaching methods

Lectures (16 h), additional reading, essay

Modes of study

Participation in classroom and in the moodle platform, written essay