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240523 SE Horror, Terror, Fear - Strong Emotions in Mainstream Cinema (P4) (2016W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Participation at first session is obligatory!


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 40 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 12.10. 11:30 - 14:45 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Thursday 20.10. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum D, NIG 4. Stock
Thursday 03.11. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Thursday 17.11. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Thursday 01.12. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum D, NIG 4. Stock
Thursday 12.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum D, NIG 4. Stock
Thursday 26.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Seminarraum D, NIG 4. Stock


Aims, contents and method of the course

The Seminar examines notions, sensations, emotions, experiences and the diverse modes of perceiving and conveying connotated with the topoi. Based on selected case studies forms and concepts of representation in mainstream filmproduction for TV and Cinema are critically analysed from cross-cultural, post-colonial anthropological and trans-disciplinary perspectives.
The seminar's goal is providing theoretical-methodological knowledge to enable participants to gain insight and competences for independant further work in the relevant topic areas.
This is an inter-active course Apart from some introductory input lectures the seminar is based on intense communication, open discussion, active contribution and group work of all participants, based on the use of literature and multi-media materials. With special guests.
The seminar is conducted in English.

Assessment and permitted materials

Marking is based on active participation including discussion and short written work (30%), 10 min. presentation (35%), and final paper (35%).
Closing date for final paper delivery: 05.04.2016 .

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Presence (max. absence: one session), presentation, active participation in discussions, timely delivery of final paper all items have to be positive.

Examination topics

Reading list

The relevant literature will be presented and discussed in the beginning of the seminar.

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