Welcome to my resources for TV Times module.
- This is the module outline with much of the information you will need for this module Module guide 3004 2017 to 2018
Week 8: Panopticon, Synopticon and TV
- PowerPoint: Panoption and synopticon and TV
- Notes: The Panoption and reality TV NOTES
- Seminar Tasks: Panopticon and reality television
- Reading Link: To be added
- Audio Recording: Panopticon and synopticon
- Video Recording: Panopticon, surveillance and TV
Week 7: Flow TV Theory
- PowerPoint: Flow theories as related to TV
- Notes: Flow Theory Notes as related to TV
- Seminar Tasks: Flow Theory and TV Seminar
- Reading Link: Jensen, K. B. (1996) Reception as Flow In J. Corner and S. Harvey (Eds.) The Television Times Reader. London, Arnold (see pages 187-197)
- Audio Recording: Flow TV theory
Week 6: Baudrillard and TV programmes
- PowerPoint: Baudrillard, TV programmes and news
- Notes: Baudrillard, TV programmes and news Notes
- Seminar Tasks: Seminar relating to Baudrillard
- Reading Link: Poster, M. (1998) Jean Baudrillard. Selected Writings. Oxford, Blackwell. (see pages 170-172).
- Reading Link: Longhurst, B., Smith, G., Bagnall, G., Crawford, G., & Ogborn, M. (2017) Introducing Cultural Studies/ Oxon, Routledge. (see pages 399-400 for ideas on Baudrillard)
- Audio Recording: Link to my recording on Baudrillard
- Video Recording: Link to my video on Baudrillard
Week 5: Humour Theory
- PowerPoint: Humour theory
- Notes: Humour and comedy
- Seminar Tasks: Humour theory
- Reading Link: Fink, E. J. (2013) Writing The Simpsons, A Case Study of Comic Theory. Journal of Film and Video. Vol. 65(1-2), see pp. 43-45 on the different humour theories.
- Reading Link: Berger, A. A. (1987) Humor: An Introduction. The American Behavioural Scientist. Vol. 30(3), pp. 399-408 (see superiority theories & incongruity theories)
- Audio Recording: Humour theory
Week 4: Existentialism, nihilism and TV Noir
- PowerPoint: Existentialism and tv noir
- Notes: Existentialism and tv noir notes
- Seminar Tasks: Existentialism seminar questions
- Reading Link: Blumenau, R. (2005) Philosophy and Living, Exeter, Imprint Academic (see pages 705-708)
- Audio Recording: Existentalism and tv noir
Week 3: Digital, Online and live TV
- PowerPoint: Online, Digital and Live TV
- Notes: Online TV and Liveness NOTES
- Seminar Tasks: digital television and liveness
- Reading Link: Meikle, G. and Young, S. (2012) Media Convergence, Networked Digital Media in Everyday Life, Palgrave Macmillan. (See pages 155-159).
- Reading Link: Barker, C. & Jane, E. A. (2016) Cultural Studies, Theory and Practice, London, Sage (pp. 449-456) – this is for your understanding.
- Audio Recording: online tv and live tv
Week 2: Cruel TV
- PowerPoint: Cruel TV
- Notes: Cruel TV Notes
- Seminar Task: Cruel tv task with questions and reading
- Reading Link: Smith, R. H. (2014) The Joy of Pain, Schadenfreude and the Dark Side of Human Nature. Oxford, Oxford University Press. See pages 94-98.
- Audio Recording: Cruel TV
- Cruel TV Quiz
Week 1: Cult TV
- PowerPoint: Cult television
- Notes: Cult TV Notes
- Seminar Task: Cult Television seminar
- Reading Link: Espenson, J. (2010) Playing Hard to Get. How to Write Cult TV IN S. Abbott (Ed.) The Cult TV Book. London, I. B. Tauris see pages 45-53.
- Audio Recording: Cult TV