>Can anyone recommend a school with good GRADUATE programs in cultural and >mass media criticism with an emphasis on film? (NYU, UCLA, and USC are >obvious considerations.) I am considering U of Texas at Austin--any comments >on that school? > >Anything is appreciated. >Thanks, >Troy. U of Wisconsin Comm Arts is where I'm at & I've been happy so far. There's great cultural studies in Telecommunications division (with John Fiske) and the film program is reputedly very good (with David Bordwell). Worth a look. ******** jajasoon tlitteu ([log in to unmask]) "Academic training was instrumental. You have to understand the language of society before you can start stretching and subverting it and ripping and tearing it and burning it and watching the plastic drip on the ants."