Deconstructing TV’s Buffy
“Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an extremely ‘full’ text, playing on ideological fault lines. The series, self-consciously generic in conception and execution, allows this course to examine the histories, theories, and traditions of the musical, melodrama, comedy, silent film, and horror genres. Students should exit the course with a paper worthy of publication in an academic journal.” (Emerson College) Have a soon-to-be college student? Here’s how to plan an amazing college tour.