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240529 SE Demons and Angels - Iconography in religious and non-religious Art (P4) (2021S)

Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Participation at first session is obligatory!

The lecturer can invite students to a grade-relevant discussion about partial achievements. Partial achievements that are obtained by fraud or plagiarized result in the non-evaluation of the course (entry 'X' in certificate). The plagiarism software 'Turnitin' will be used for courses with continuous assessment.


Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").


max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

The course will be digital.

Mittwoch 03.03. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital
Mittwoch 17.03. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital
Mittwoch 21.04. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital
Mittwoch 05.05. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital
Mittwoch 19.05. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital
Mittwoch 02.06. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital
Mittwoch 16.06. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital
Mittwoch 30.06. 13:15 - 16:30 Digital


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The seminar researches so-called iconic entities which exist through time and on a global scale. Their specific cultural and historic representations, images, topoi and the workings of iconographies are examined and analysed. The seminar is based on everyone’s active participation. In each class students are introduced to seminal readings and core analytical approaches. The course makes use of interactive and peer group discussions, short impulse presentations as well as audio-visual and other materials in each session. The goal of this seminar is to enable students to carry out their own anthropological research.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Continuous assessment.
Collective exchange of ideas, collaboration in peer groups and intensive discussion based on recommended readings (15%), short presentations with handout (20%), concept paper for final essay (15%), final essay (approx. 3000 words, excl. footnotes and bibliography) (50%).

Delivery of final paper: 31. 07. 2021

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Online-Attendance at class hours is required and has to be noted on Moodle. Independently researching literature and other materials needed for discussing selected topics is necessary and expected of every participant.


The assessment load is constituted by notions, concepts and approaches that are presented, examined and debated in the course as well as the discussed ethnographic case studies; all work done by the participants, whether collectively or independently.


Evans J.; Hall S. ; Visual Culture: The Reader; Sage Publications

Mirzoeff N.; The Visual Culture Reader (3rd Ed.); Routledge

Fiske J.; Reading the Popular (2nd Ed); Routledge

Fiske J.; Myths and Myth-Makers (http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/1061)

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mi 21.04.2021 11:27