College Courses and The Simpsons

Here’s a brief, interesting article listing other college courses which have incorporated The Simpsons (The Simpsons and Philosophy at Berkeley also gets a brief mention). I especially like the premise for combining The Simpsons within a literature course. If done well, there is certainly a great deal of material to work with.

It sure would be fun to see reading lists and syllabi for some of these courses.

Update: I found the course description for the Rochester Institute of Technology’s course rather interesting. I’m a fan of the Adorno, Barthes, and Matthew Arnold assigned readings.¬†Link: ¬†Introduction to Cultural Studies – The Simpsons.

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