Key Concepts in Cultural Analysis
Course code
HIK7163.HT
old course code
Course title in Estonian
Kultuurianalüüsi võtmemõisted
Course title in English
Key Concepts in Cultural Analysis
ECTS credits
6.0
approximate amount of contact lessons
28
Teaching semester
autumn
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2019/2020  Autumn semester
Eneken Laanes (inglise keel) tavaline kursus
lecturer of 2019/2020  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide the opportunity for the acquisition of the extensive knowledge of the interdisciplinary study ofculture, of its central concepts, theories and research methods;
To support the acquisition of the competence for formulation of an individual research question and for the choice of research methods adequate to the question;
Brief description of the course
The seminar explores main concepts of cultural analysis. The aim of the seminar is to develop a coherent context for the question how to study literature, films and visual culture in their inter medial relationship.
Independent work
Reading assignments, final paper
Learning outcomes in the course
The extensive knowledge of the interdisciplinary study of culture, of its central concepts, theories and research methods;
The necessary competence for formulation of an individual research question and for the choice of research methods adequate to the question;
Assessment methods
mini essays, group presentation, final essay
Teacher
Dotsent Eneken Laanes
Study literature
David Richter, Critical Tradition: Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends. 3rd ed. New York: Bedford/St Martin’s, 2007.
Mieke Bal, Travelling Concepts in the Humanities: A Rough Guide. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.