ENGL 2020: Themes in Literature

and Culture: Mad Men

 

Fall 2012 | Room: TBA, Day/Time: TBA

Dr. David Lavery

Office: PH 372 | Office Hours: Before or after class by appointment | E-mail: david.lavery@gmail.com | Office Phone/Voice-Mail: 615 898-5648 | Home Page: http://davidlavery.net

 

Dr. David Lavery is Professor of English at MTSU (1993- ). The author of over one hundred and twenty published essays, chapters, and reviews, he is author / co-author / editor / co-editor of twenty three books, including Joss: A Creative Portrait of the Maker of the Whedonverses and The Essential Cult Television Reader. The organizer of international conferences on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The Sopranos, a founding co-editor of the journals Slayage: The Online International Journal of Buffy Studies and Critical Studies in Television, he has lectured around the world on the subject of television (Australia, Turkey, the UK, Portugal, New Zealand, Ireland, Germany) and has been a guest/source for the BBC, NPR, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, The New York Times, A Folha de Sao Paulo (Brazil), Publica (Portugal), AP, The Toronto Star, USA Today. From 2006-2008, he taught at Brunel University in London.

 

Required Texts

  Quality_TV.jpg  Mad_Men.jpg 

 

Supplemental Reading

 

Click on the covers to order the books from Amazon.

  

Class Members

xxxxxxxxxxxx

 

Websites

 

Power Points

 

Course Requirements

TBA

Agenda

Week if xxx | Meeting 1 Subject: Introduction to the Course | Read: TBA

Week of xxxx | Meeting 2 Subject: Quality TV: | Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 3  Subject: Mad Men Season One | Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 4 Subject: Mad Men Season One (continued)| Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 5 Subject: Mad Men Season One (continued) | Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 6 Subject: Mad Men Season Two | Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 7 Subject: Mad Men Season Two (continued)| Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Spring Break

Week of xxxx | Meeting 8 Subject: Mad Men Season Two (continued)| Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 9 Subject: Mad Men Season Three | Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 10  Subject: Mad Men Season Three (continued)| Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 11 Subject: Mad Men Season Three (continued)| Read: TBA 

Week of  xxxx | Meeting 12 Subject: Mad Men Season Four | Read: TBA 

Week of xxxx | Meeting 13 | Subject: Mad Men Season Four (continued)| Read: TBA 

Week of  xxxx | Meeting 14 | Subject: Mad Men Season Four (continued)| Read: TBA