Visual culture, everyday life, difference, and visual literacy / interview with Nicholas Mirzoeff -- Mixing it up : the media, the senses, and global politics / interview with W.J.T. Mitchell -- Globalization, cosmopolitanism, politics, and the citizen / Susan Buck-Morss in conversation with Laura Mulvey and Marquard Smith -- On the state of cultural studies / interview with Paul Gilroy -- Disability studies, the humanities, and the limits of the visible / interview with Lennard J. Davis -- Naming, networks, and scientific regimes of vision / interview with Lisa Cartwright -- Phenomenology, mass media, and being-in-the-world / interview with Vivian Sobchack -- Performance, live culture and things of the heart / interview with Peggy Phelan -- Cultural cartography, materiality and the fashioning of emotion / interview with Giuliana Bruno -- Visual studies, historiography and aesthetics / Mark A. Cheetham, Michael Ann Holly, and Keith Moxey in conversation -- That visual turn : the advent of visual culture / interview with Martin Jay -- Polemics, postmodernism, immersion, militarized space / interview with Hal Foster -- The object of visual culture studies, and preposterous history / interview with Mieke Bal
Why have the minutiae of how parents raise their children become routine sources of public debate and policy making? This book provides in-depth answers to these features drawing on a wide range of sources from sociology, history, anthropology and psychology, covering developments in both Europe and North America.
Academic curricula are being strengthened and enriched through the enlightened realization that no discipline is complete unto itself. In the interdisciplinary studies that result, the one theme that remains universal is popular culture. Academia throughout the disciplines is rapidly coming to understand that it should be used in courses campus-wide and on all levels. All in the world of education benefit from the use of the cultures around them. This work emphasizes the need for interdisciplinary mingling and explores the ways in which instructors can utilize popular culture studies in order.