Contemporary Culture Resources

Last updated: 20 September 2006

*: Particularly useful sites

Cultural Studies General Resources

Other pages compiled by B. Janz that are relevant to the philosophical study of culture:


Tools for Studying Culture

Some of these are taken from my Continental Philosophy page, and Aesthetics and Visual Culture page. Both of those should have more references on their specific topics.




Semiotics and Semiology; Structuralism

Some Contexts of Culture

General Media




Movie/Film Downloads

Movie/Film Online Sources


Work, Leisure & Consumption

See above as well, under "Critiques of Advertising and Corporate Culture"

Un/Popular and Mass Culture, "High" Culture

Subcultures (including assorted specific subcultures)

Virtual Culture, Computers, -D-i-g-i-t-a-l C-u-l-t-u-r-e-

-D-i-g-i-t-a-l C-u-l-t-u-r-e- Journals & Magazines

This list starts from the great compilation at the Resource Centre for Cyberculture Studies

Cultural Resistance, Critiques of Advertising and Corporate Culture; Activism (Culture Jamming, Hacktivism, détournement, Subvertisements)

Cultural Resistance: Theoretical Statements

Cultural Resistance: Link Collections

Culture and Place(s)

Where does culture happen? What do the places of culture have to do with our sense of who we are and what is possible? The most comprehensive place to look is on my Research on Place and Space site. There are some other resources, though:

Paper Collections

People: Theorists

For a more extensive list of theorists and philosophers, go to the Continental Philosophy page

Baudrillard, Jean

Bourdieu, Pierre

Cassirer, Ernst

Derrida, Jacques

Eco, Umberto

Foucault, Michel

McLuhan, Marshall

Simmel, Georg

Virilio, Paul

Journals and Magazines


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