Supernatural & Pop Culture: A Discussion of Fandom, Metafiction, Etc.
Shows like Supernatural have a huge fandom, which plays a huge role in popular culture, and the show uses metafiction as a way of interacting with this culture.
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This class will focus on popular culture and metafiction using Supernatural for this discussion. Students will improve their note-taking abilities and enhance their writing because of it. Week 1: Intro to class and intro to Supernatural. What is the show about? What year did it come out? How many seasons are there, and how many were there originally supposed to be? Class will learn about the fandom associated with Supernatural and the brothers in the show. Homework: Watch the...
Part of being a great teacher is having enthusiasm and genuinely enjoying what you teach. For my degree, I learned film studies that included an analysis of popular culture. As an avid binge watcher and film enthusiast, these areas are my main focus.
Students must have access to the show - it is currently available on Netflix in the US
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
The show is rated TV-14 due to violence, some language, and sexual themes. This class discusses fan culture around Supernatural which does include the shipping of characters together in the show and fan forums/sites are briefly shown when discussing research as it relates to popular culture.
Cori ChapmanEnglish Teacher With Focus on Writing and Analysis
109 total reviews
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As human beings, we are always consuming popular culture. Streaming services like Netflix, Disney+, and Hulu have taken over our televisions with entertaining original series. As an Outschool teacher and avid binge-watcher, I create courses using...