Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
Estonian Contemporary Culture
approximate amount of contact lessons
lecturer of 2020/2021 Autumn semester
õppejõud on määramata
lecturer of 2020/2021 Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Support students in learning basic knowledge of Estonian contemporary culture: theatre, film and popular culture.
Brief description of the course
Overview of the development of Estonian theatre and film, the main aspects of contemporary Estonian theatre and film. Most important examples of modern theatre and film. The current situation of Estonian popular culture.
Individual work consists of visiting theatres and cinemas, watching movies, writing essays. The examples of Estonian popular culture are tackled.
Learning outcomes in the course
Basic knowledge of the history and the present state of Estonian theatre and film. Basic knowledge of contemporary Estonian popular culture.
Professor Piret Viires
Jeff Johnson, The New Theatre of the Baltics. McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2007.
To be specified in the beginning of the class.