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124010 VO Introduction to Cultural Theories (2020S)

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

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Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 10.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 17.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 24.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 31.03. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 21.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 28.04. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 05.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 12.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 19.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 26.05. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 09.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 16.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Tuesday 23.06. 08:00 - 09:30 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture course 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, class and the nonhuman. 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 exam.

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. The aim of this interactive lecture programme is to introduce students to the major theoretical approaches to the study of culture/s.

Examination topics

All study-material will be provided on the Moodle e-learning platform.

Reading list

Supportive material (ppts & texts) will be provided on Moodle.

Association in the course directory

Studium: UF 344, BA 612, EC 125, EC 126;
Code/Modul: UF 3.3.4-401, BA07.2;
Lehrinhalt: 12-4030

Last modified: Fr 06.11.2020 13:28