September 20th, 2009


Homework for Tonight

Who decides what works go into the Canon and what gives them the right to decide?

Why should anything be excluded just because it is new?

Why are Dead White European Men so heavily represented in the Canon?

Why are certain formats such as film, radio and television automatically excluded from the Canon?

Finish High Culture and HC answer sheet.
Read Popular Culture and Beethoven v the Beatles essays and annotate.
Firing the Canon: How do you think defenders of the Canon (people who think it right and justified) respond to these questions?

 How is your personality portrayed through NVC?

We have to read the study of the BBC prison study and then make a spider diagram about it's key elements and problems such as methods and samples.