Course: Introducing in cultural studies

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Course title Introducing in cultural studies
Course code KBO/4205
Organizational form of instruction Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Koten Jiří, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Humanities. Literary science and its methodology. 2. Character of literature. Esthetics. Popular literature. 3. Turnover of culture. Cultural studies. Traditional models and its critics. 4. Representation and interpretation. 5. Structuralism and post-structuralism. 6. Narrative: theory and analysis of narration. 7. Literary and movie narration. Narrative in pop-culture. 8. Marxism, neo-marxism. Ideologization of meanings. 9. Culture and autority. Culture practices. Analysis of discourse. 10. Postmodernism. 11. Construction and organisation of cultural identity. 12. Culture and history. Historical fact and its construction. 13. Culture and media. Medial text.

Learning activities and teaching methods
unspecified, unspecified
Learning outcomes
Předmět uvádí studenty do interdisciplinárního oboru; cílem kurzu je, aby si posluchači osvojili základní kompetence v oblasti metodologie určené k analýze a interpretaci literatury a kultury, a to v širokých souvislostech fungování kultury v moderním světě. Seminární výuka je založena na interpretaci textů. Znalosti se ověřují testem.
Students comprehend to content of subject, understand, that culture is as large spectrum of practices; he/she realises differences between popular culture (mass) and high culture, he/she is able to compare connection between cultural studies and literary science; students got knowledge of basic termonological fund of profession; he/she is able to realise methods, which are set for analysis of cultural objects.
Prerequisites
knowledge of the field on the level of GCSE exam knowledge of disciplines connected to the central domain of study knowledge of appropriate terminology

Assessment methods and criteria
unspecified
attendance activity presentation test
Recommended literature
  • Barthes, R. Mytologie. Praha: Dokořán, 2004.
  • Bílek, P. A. - Papoušek, V. Cosmogonia. Praha: Akropolis, 2012.
  • Bourdieu, P. Pravidla umění. Brno: Host, 2010.
  • Culler, J. Krátký úvod do literární teorie. Brno: Host, 2002.
  • Eagleton, T. Idea kultury. Brno: Host, 2001.
  • Eco, U. Meze interpretace. Praha: Karolinum, 2004.
  • Foucault, M. Slova a věci. Praha: Computer Press, 2007.
  • Mirzoeff, N. Úvod do vizuální kultury. Praha: Academia, 2012.
  • Ong, W. J. Technologizace slova. Praha: Karolinum.
  • White, H. Metahistorie. Brno: Host, 2011.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education Czech Language for Media and Public Sphere (A14) Philological sciences 1 Winter