Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
Appiah, Kwame Anthony and Henry Louis Gates Jr (eds). The Dictionary of Global Culture. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1997.
This dictionary presents cultural information about societies from around the globe. It is distinctive in that it gives equal voice and space to non-Western, European, and North American societies. Regional experts from five continents, including non-Western and Western scholars who have studied other cultures, developed the entries.
During, Simon (ed). The Cultural Studies Reader. New York: Taylor & Frances, Inc., 1999. This collection of essays covers major cultural studies methods and theories. It provides an overview of the practice from its inception through recent developments in areas of technology and science, globalization, post-colonialism, and cultural policy.
Eagleton, Terry. The Idea of Culture. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000. This book serves as an introduction to debates about the various definitions of culture. Included is a critique of postmodern "culturalism," and an exploration of the complex relationship between culture and nature.
Easthope, Antony. Literary Into Cultural Studies. New York: Routledge, 1991. A consideration of some of the main areas of literary cultural studies, this book includes sections on New Historicism, British cultural studies, and cultural materialism.
This site explains the field of cultural studies, including its theories and methods.
Cultural Studies Central
This site offers a wealth of cultural studies resources and activities.
University of Washington Cultural Studies Database
This site provides a directory of recent academic essays that use a cultural studies approach.