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Unformatted Document Text:  Bromley Active Learning and Globalization Wednesday, October 17 th Read: Thomas Friedman. “The Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention.” In The Lexus and the Olive Tree. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999: 195-217. Chris Berzins. ”Golden Arches Theory of How the World Operates Loses Some of its Lustre.” Vancouver Sun. 5 February 2003: A19. Benjamin Barber, Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping the World (New York: Ballantine Press, 1996. 3-32. David Staples. “Like it or not: Globalization has Benefits.” Edmonton Journal, 7 July 2002: D8. Colby Cosh. “What’s the McFuss About?” National Post (Canada). 24 November 2003: A10. Discuss: What impact does the global spread of McDonald’s (and other corporations) have on global politics and global culture? Is it positive or negative? Due to group: Comments on op-ed drafts. Part 3 : The Case of Movies Monday, October 22 nd No class. Fall Break! Wednesday, October 24 th Read: Benjamin Barber. Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping the World. Revised Edition. New York: Ballantine Press, 2001. 88-99.John Trumpbour. Selling Hollywood to the World: US and European Struggles for the Mastery of the Global Film Industry, 1920-1950. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2002. xiii-xv; 1-13, 285-287 Kerry Segrave. Foreign Films in America: A History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 2004). 208-215 Jena McGregor. “A Foreign Affair: Global Markets Used to be an Afterthought to Hollywood – Not Anymore.” FastCompany 101(December 2005): 67. Bob Leddy. “Foreign Films? Fine!” Providence Journal. 7 February 2007: B5.Rachel Abramowitz. “The Oscar Nominations; Foreign Language Films.” Los Angeles Times. 24 January 2007: E4.Anthony Kaufman. “Is Foreign Film the New Endangered Species?” New York Times, 22 January 2006: B23.Leslie Brokaw. “Foreign Films that are in for the Long Run.” Boston Globe. 2 June 2002: L20.Jonathan Curiel. “Lost in Translation: Foreign Films Face a Tougher Time Breaking into US Market.” San Francisco Chronicle. 4 October 1998: 53.Think about: What impact does Hollywood have on the global film industry? What impact do foreign films have on the American movie industry? How does this compare to the influence of Hollywood movies abroad? What are the questions behind these pieces? What is it that the authors want to know?Final version of op-ed due to instructor. Monday, October 29 th Read: pick *one* of the following pieces to discuss in class:Donald Richie. A Hundred Years of Japanese Film: A Concise History with a Selective Guide to DVDs and Videos. 2 nd ed. Tokyo: Kodansha International, 2005. 9-13, 213-259. Andrew Nestingen and Trevor Elkington, eds. Transnational Cinema in a Global North: Nordic Cinema in Transition. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. 1-28; 111-139.Rajinder Kumar Dudrah. Bollywood: Sociology goes to the Movies. New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2006. 15-19, 141-180. 24

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Bromley
Active Learning and Globalization
Wednesday, October 17
th
Read: Thomas Friedman. “The Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention.” In The
Lexus and the Olive Tree.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1999: 195-217.
Chris Berzins. ”Golden Arches Theory of How the World Operates Loses Some of its
Lustre.” Vancouver Sun. 5 February 2003: A19.
Benjamin Barber, Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping the
World
(New York: Ballantine Press, 1996. 3-32.
David Staples. “Like it or not: Globalization has Benefits.” Edmonton Journal, 7 July
2002: D8.
Colby Cosh. “What’s the McFuss About?” National Post (Canada). 24 November 2003:
A10.
Discuss: What impact does the global spread of McDonald’s (and other corporations)
have on global politics and global culture? Is it positive or negative?
Due to group: Comments on op-ed drafts.
Part 3 : The Case of Movies
Monday, October 22
nd
No class. Fall Break!
Wednesday, October 24
th
Read: Benjamin Barber. Jihad vs. McWorld: How Globalism and Tribalism are Reshaping
the World. Revised Edition. New York: Ballantine Press, 2001. 88-99.
John Trumpbour. Selling Hollywood to the World: US and European Struggles for the
Mastery of the Global Film Industry, 1920-1950. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University
Press, 2002. xiii-xv; 1-13, 285-287
Kerry Segrave. Foreign Films in America: A History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and
Company, 2004). 208-215
Jena McGregor. “A Foreign Affair: Global Markets Used to be an Afterthought to
Hollywood – Not Anymore.” FastCompany 101(December 2005): 67.
Bob Leddy. “Foreign Films? Fine!” Providence Journal. 7 February 2007: B5.
Rachel Abramowitz. “The Oscar Nominations; Foreign Language Films.” Los Angeles
Times. 24 January 2007: E4.
Anthony Kaufman. “Is Foreign Film the New Endangered Species?” New York Times, 22
January 2006: B23.
Leslie Brokaw. “Foreign Films that are in for the Long Run.” Boston Globe. 2 June 2002:
L20.
Jonathan Curiel. “Lost in Translation: Foreign Films Face a Tougher Time Breaking into
US Market.” San Francisco Chronicle. 4 October 1998: 53.
Think about: What impact does Hollywood have on the global film industry? What impact
do foreign films have on the American movie industry? How does this compare to the
influence of Hollywood movies abroad? What are the questions behind these pieces?
What is it that the authors want to know?
Final version of op-ed due to instructor.
Monday, October 29
th
Read: pick *one* of the following pieces to discuss in class:
Donald Richie. A Hundred Years of Japanese Film: A Concise History with a Selective
Guide to DVDs and Videos. 2
nd
ed. Tokyo: Kodansha International, 2005. 9-13, 213-259.
Andrew Nestingen and Trevor Elkington, eds. Transnational Cinema in a Global North:
Nordic Cinema in Transition. Detroit: Wayne State University Press. 1-28; 111-139.
Rajinder Kumar Dudrah. Bollywood: Sociology goes to the Movies. New Delhi: Sage
Publications, 2006. 15-19, 141-180.
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