The GotPop Popular Culture Podcast
About This Show
The GotPop podcast explores all dimensions of today's popular culture. From zombies to superheroes to pundit-driven news to internet culture to graffiti and beyond, if it's popular culture, it's our culture.
Most Recent Episode
Pop Culture and the English Language with guest Valentin Werner
2 days ago
In episode 13 of the GotPop podcast, Joe and Houman discuss the relationship between the study of language and English with their special guest Assistant Professor Valentin Werner. Among other things, the group examines why pop culture is often ignored in linguistic study; how popular culture can affect the way we speak, and how linguistic representations of characters in films, TV, music, the internet, etc, can promote and reinforce certain ways of thinking about social variables like gender, ethnicity, race. nationality, etc.
Episodes of This Show
Dec 12 2017