Universität Wien FIND

124220 SE Cultural and Media Studies Seminar (2019S)

Cultural Narratives for the 21st Century: Collaborative, Fair, Sustainable

11.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Details

max. 18 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Freitag 08.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 15.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 22.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 29.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 05.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 12.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 03.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 10.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 17.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 24.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 31.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 07.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 14.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 21.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Freitag 28.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

‘Everybody’s saying it: we need a new economic story, a narrative of our shared economic future that is fit for the twenty-first century’ (Raworth 2017: 12); ‘Change happens only when you replace one story with another’ (Monbiot 2017: 1). Inequality, climate change, financial crises and work insecurity are the issues of our times, leading to a concerted (so far failed) movement to re-orientate our beliefs and values away from market-led competitive individualism to more equal, just, and sustainable ways of living. An important role for the humanities is thus emerging: we need to story the world we want to live in.
This class centralises different narrative media to analyse media representations of ethical issues, including: community collaboration over individualistic competition; well-being over wealth, and sustainability over growth. These topics are modelled with class texts from different genres of film, documentary, TV series, comics, and computer games, and students are expected to write a seminar paper on a text of their own choosing.
Class media: documentary How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change (dir. Josh Fox, 2016, available on Youtube); film Captain Fantastic (dir. Matt Ross, 2016); series Doctor Who “Demons of the Punjab” (season 11, episode 6, 2017); computer game Detroit: Become Human (2018 Playstation 4/Youtube different endings). Theory: all extracts on Moodle. Recommended reading, Kate Raworth, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist (2017).

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

In class participation, expert-reader discussion, own-research presentation, term paper

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Prüfungsstoff

Term Paper, 6,500-8,000 words (length to be confirmed), due 1. August, 2019 (50%)
Regular attendance and class participation (10%)
Expert-reader discussion (10%)
Own-research presentation (20%)
Term Paper plan (10%)

Literatur

documentary How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change (dir. Josh Fox, 2016, available on Youtube);
film Captain Fantastic (dir. Matt Ross, 2016);
series Doctor Who “Demons of the Punjab” (season 11, episode 6, 2017);
computer game Detroit: Become Human (2018 Playstation 4/Youtube different endings).
Theory: all extracts on Moodle. Recommended reading, Kate Raworth, Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist (2017).

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Studium: UF 344, BA 612, MA 844;
Code/Modul: UF 4.2.4-322; BA 09.2; MA6, MA7
Lehrinhalt: 12-0405

Letzte Änderung: Mi 30.01.2019 14:27