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080030 VU M420 Knowledge and Materiality: Memorial, Rust and Photograph: (2021S)

Cultural Analytical Perspectives on Materialisations of Time.

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 50 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Important: The course will include, if possible, field trips and therefore will not be held exclusively on the date indicated.

Tuesday 02.03. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 09.03. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 16.03. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 23.03. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 13.04. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 20.04. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 27.04. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 04.05. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 11.05. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 18.05. 11:00 - 12:30 Digital
Tuesday 01.06. 11:00 - 12:30 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 1 (2.Stock, rechts) EE Hanuschgasse
Tuesday 08.06. 11:00 - 12:30 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 1 (2.Stock, rechts) EE Hanuschgasse
Tuesday 15.06. 11:00 - 12:30 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 1 (2.Stock, rechts) EE Hanuschgasse
Tuesday 22.06. 11:00 - 12:30 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 1 (2.Stock, rechts) EE Hanuschgasse
Tuesday 29.06. 11:00 - 12:30 Hybride Lehre
Seminarraum 1 (2.Stock, rechts) EE Hanuschgasse


Aims, contents and method of the course

Time manifests itself in many different ways. It passes in the course of a life, it makes itself felt when the alarm clock rings, and it manifests itself in different calculations of time.
In this seminar we will focus on these forms of materialization of time. In doing so, we draw on the reading of current studies in order to develop a cultural-analytical sensibility for the socio-material nature of time. In addition, we will play through the analytical perspectives gained from these studies using concrete examples.
The goal of the seminar is to become familiar with cultural studies approaches to researching the materialization of "time" and to develop our own fields of research.

Assessment and permitted materials

Examination-immanent course: Missing two units (90 min each) unexcused is possible.

Points (100) for the examination will be awarded as follows:
* 30 points presentation reading in seminar
* 20 points presentation of research topic in seminar
* 50 points essaye

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Für den erfolgreichen Abschluss der LV sind zumindest 50 von 100 möglichen Punkten zu erreichen.

>= 87,5 sehr gut (1)
>= 75 gut (2)
>= 62,5 befriedigend (3)
>= 50 genügend (4)
< 50 nicht genügend (5)

Examination topics

The literature discussed in the course and the cultural analytic perspectives and research subjects developed there.

Reading list

Literatur (Auswahl)
Bernasconi, Gianenrico/Susanne Thürigen (eds.) (2020): Material Histories of Time. Objects and Practices, 14th-19th Centuries. Berlin u.a. De Gruyter.
Dominguez Rubio, Fernando (2020): Still Life. Ecologies of the Modern Imagination at the Art Museum. Chicago CUP.

Association in the course directory

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