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120106 VO Introduction to Cultural and Regional Studies (2008W)

Cultural Theory and Popular Culture

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Summary

1 Storey
2 Storey

Registration/Deregistration

Groups

Group 1

Diese LVA gilt für das Bachelorstudium nach UG2002, das EC English and American Studies Basics nach UG2002, das Diplomstudium (UniStG) und das Lehramt UF Englisch (UniStG).

Parallel to the lecture course there will be a two-hour tutorial. (Mon 16-18 SE1)

Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 14.10. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 21.10. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 28.10. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 04.11. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 11.11. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 18.11. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 25.11. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 02.12. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 09.12. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 16.12. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 13.01. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 20.01. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Tuesday 27.01. 11:45 - 13:15 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03

Group 2

Diese LVA gilt für das Bachelorstudium nach UG2002, das EC English and American Studies Basics nach UG2002, das Diplomstudium (UniStG) und das Lehramt UF Englisch (UniStG).

Parallel to the lecture course there will be a two-hour tutorial. (Mon 16.00-18.00 SE1)

Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 08.10. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 15.10. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 22.10. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 29.10. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 05.11. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 12.11. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 19.11. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 26.11. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 03.12. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 10.12. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 17.12. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 07.01. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 14.01. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 21.01. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4
Wednesday 28.01. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal D Unicampus Hof 10 Hirnforschungzentrum Spitalgasse 4

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture programme will begin in the eighteenth century with a critical consideration of the 'roots' of folk culture and end with debates on the 'routes' of globalization in the twenty-first century. In between these historical moments students will be introduced to the 'culture and civilization' tradition, various versions of Marxism, psychoanalysis, feminism, culturalism, political economy, structuralism, poststructuralism, and postmodernism.

Assessment and permitted materials

A 90 minute written exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The aim of this lecture programme is to introduce students to the major theoretical approaches to the study of popular culture from within the perspective of British cultural studies. It will provide students with a theoretical, analytical and historical introduction to the subject.

Examination topics

Lectures

Reading list

Storey, John: Cultural Theory and Popular Culture. An Introduction. 4th ed. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2006.

Association in the course directory

401, 402, 1014, BAM6, 9014

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