The specific objectives of the Seminar are as follows:
- Analyze literary and visual narratives in relation to popular culture.
- Think critically about cultural discourses of human experiences and expressions and to produce close readings of literary and cultural texts.
- Explore more fully the dynamics of popular culture represented through literature within the context of contemporary theory and more traditional discourses.
- Validate a larger socio-cultural context and avenue for understanding popular culture through contemporary literature.