Ph.D. in Cultural StudiesUp one level
Courses offered in the
Academic Year 2004-05
CSCS is an institution for higher education in the humanities and social sciences, engaged in developing innovative and inter-disciplinary approaches to researching culture in India.
The CSCS Ph.D. is afflilated to MAHE and Kuvempu University.
On our faculty are scholars known for their analyses of contemporary culture. Distinguished visiting faculty from India and abroad will also be involved in Ph.D. instruction at the Centre.
The Ph.D in Cultural Studies, involves two semesters of coursework (residence requirement: one year), followed by supervised reading and research. The courses will be reading/writing intensive. Students will learn how to interpret complex texts, to understand intellectual debates that have formed the horizon of interdisciplinary cultural studies, formulate and discuss ideas and questions, and to write research papers.
CSCS has undertaken several research projects (on cinema, television, and new media; gender and modernity; urban cultures; caste and democracy) which will have a close relationship with the Ph.D. programme.