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What is Popular Culture Studies? 

The popular culture minor is designed to equip the student with tools to critically analyze the world’s most significant cultural beliefs and values, artifacts, events, stereotypes, and popular art. The transdisciplinary courses enhance students’ global cultural competency.  

CONNECTIONS TO OTHER MAJORS

Training in popular culture studies prepares you to thrive in an transdisciplinary and multicultural world as its courses give you the tools to apply your majors in unique and innovative contexts.

SPRING 2021 COURSE LIST

  • POP 205 Introduction to Popular Culture (online)
  • POP 250 International Popular Culture (online)
  • POP 300 Popular Culture and Sports (online)
  • POP 333 Popular Music and Contemporary Society (online)
  • POP 394 Jazz in Flim (online)
  • POP 494 Popular Culture of the 1990s

STUDENT VIDEO TESTIMONIALS

  • D&D CLUB
  • SCI-FI CLUB
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POPULAR CULTURE FACULTY
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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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Yasue Kuwahara, Ph.D.

Professor, Electronic Media & Broadcasting
Popular Culture Program Director

GH 561
859-572-5291
kuwahara@nku.edu

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FULL-TIME FACULTY

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Michelle Crowley, M.A.

Lecturer, Communication Studies

GH 551
859-572-6614
crowleym1@nku.edu

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PART-TIME FACULTY

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Callie Clare

Part-Time Faculty
(859)572-5436
clarec2@nku.edu

 

 

 

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Kimberly Grillot

Part-Time Faculty
(859) 572-5436
wilsonkim@nku.edu

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Kelley Wainscott

Part-Time Faculty
(859) 572-5436
wainscottk1nku.edu

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Zachary Wells

Part-Time Faculty
(859) 572-5436
wellsz@nku.edu