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120014 VO Approaching Cultural Studies (2013W)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Details

max. 195 participants
Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 16.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 23.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 30.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 06.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 13.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 20.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 27.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 04.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 11.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 18.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 08.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 15.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 22.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course lecture explores popular media as an object of cultural studies, introducing students to theoretical approaches, key practices and selected issues relevant to the study of culture/s following the British tradition of Cultural Studies. We will especially look at meaning making in the production and consumption of cultural artifacts, investigate the dynamics of representation, power and knowledge, and relate these issues to questions of race, gender and class. Theoretical models and perspectives will be constantly grounded in practical examples, focused on but not limited to visual cultural material.

Assessment and permitted materials

final 90-minute written examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This lecture course will provide students with a theoretical, analytical and historical introduction to the subject of British Cultural Studies. Aim of this interactive lecture programme is to introduce students to the major theoretical approaches to the study of culture/s.

Examination topics

(interactive) lecture

Reading list

a reader will be provided via e-learning platform moodle

Association in the course directory

Studium: EC 124;
Lehrinhalt: 12-0272

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