courses offered

Code: CLTR2505/AR25E - Title: Entertainment, Media and Culture
Prerequisite: CLTR 1001 - Credits: 3 - Semesters: 1 & 2
Lecturer: Mr. Robin Clarke

This course introduces students to the operation of selected Caribbean cultural industry areas of the arts, music, live and media entertainment, among others.  The course examines the basic concepts and principles that relate to the entertainment, media and culture industries, as well as the diversity and complexity of these industries in the Caribbean. The regional cultural industry is considered within an international context and the impact of globalization on Caribbean cultural products is examined. Students are exposed to information that allows them to assess the role of culture in the entertainment industry in general, and they also consider the current and potential contribution that cultural enterprises can make to the region’s economy and future.
Evaluation
Coursework: 50% (Essay – 20% and Group Presentation Project – 30%)
Exam: 50%

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