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The Cultural Industries in Canada: Global Context CMNS 230 (3)

What do we mean when we talk about the 'cultural industries' today? This course explores the business structure and economics of the cultural sectors, the regulatory and policy frameworks, and their social and cultural contexts. Students are encouraged to develop, compare and contrast at least two sectors from the audio, print or visual industries. While the primary focus is on the Canadian case, students will be encouraged to look at other countries. Overriding themes explore the following: relationships between public and private sectors; independent and commercial creators; rights of creators versus distributors; specialty and general media; indigenous and global contents. Prerequisite: Nine CMNS units with a minimum grade of C-.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte
Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3210, Burnaby
D103 Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCK 8660, Burnaby
D104 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCK 8660, Burnaby
D105 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCK 8660, Burnaby
D106 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCK 8660, Burnaby