124070 VO Culture, Society and the Media (2021W)
Human and Nonhuman Bodies: Representing Animals, Environments, and Machines in Media
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
The exam will have 3 parts:
Part 1: Students are required to answer 5 of 6 questions asking for definitions of/reflections on core concepts and theories from our course with media examples.
Part 2: Students are required to answer 5 of 6 questions asking for definitions of/reflections on core concepts and theories from our course with media examples.
Part 3: Write a short essay (intro, analysis, conclusion) on the cultural text given using 5 keywords the way they are used in Nonhuman Studies.
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Grades in %:
1 (very good): 90-100
2 (good): 80-89
3 (satisfactory): 70-79
4 (pass): 60-69
5 (fail): 0-59
Val Plumwood, "Feminism and the Mastery of Nature" [Excerpts on Moodle]
Roxana Preda, "The Angel in the Ecosystem Revisited: Disney's Pocahontas and Postmodern Ethics"
Jane Bennett, "Vibrant Matter" [Excerpts on Moodle]
Donna J. Haraway, "The Cyborg Manifesto"
N. Katherine Hayles, "How We Became Posthuman" [Excerpts on Moodle]
Mark Nixon, "Slow Violence" [Excerpts on Moodle]
Julia Kristeva, "Powers of Horror" [Excerpts on Moodle]
Association in the course directory
Code/Modul: BA07.1, EC Cultural and Regional Studies 1; BEd Modul 10