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124266 KO Critical Media Analysis (2018W)

You Can Act Like A Man! An Examination of Masculinities in Anglophone Film

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work

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Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 10.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 17.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 24.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 31.10. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 07.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C1 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-O1-03
Wednesday 14.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 21.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 28.11. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 05.12. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 12.12. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 09.01. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 16.01. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 23.01. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 30.01. 18:00 - 20:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

What does it mean to be a man, to look and behave like a man in Anglophone film? This course will consider, critique, reformulate and debate the numerous ways masculinity, as a conceptual category, has been presented in films and television series such as Fight Club, Mad Max Fury Road, 300, The Godfather, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Starship Troopers and others. Students will learn technical film terminology as well as how to apply film analysis as a tool for their future studies. The course will boast an interactive, pragmatic approach that emphasizes practical skills that can be used by the students in their academic and professional careers.

Assessment and permitted materials

There will be weekly presentations on the films as well as feedback reports for the other students. Students will write a paper at the end of the semester.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Class Discussion – 9%
Weekly Feedback – 15%
Presentation – 25%
Written paper – 51%

Examination topics

Reading list

Provided on moodle

Association in the course directory

Studium: UF 344, BA 612, BEd 046/407
Code/Modul: UF 4.2.5-426, BA07.3; BEd 08a.2, BEd 08b.1
Lehrinhalt: 12-4260

Last modified: We 09.09.2020 00:22