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Specialisation seminar II: Methods of studying culture

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Kod przedmiotu: 0704-p2ENG1S-SSMS-II Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0231) Języki obce
Nazwa przedmiotu: Specialisation seminar II: Methods of studying culture
Jednostka: Katedra Filologii Angielskiej
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00 (zmienne w czasie)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:

(tylko po angielsku) Contact hours with teacher: 50

- participation in the tutorial - 20 hrs

- individual feedback - 30 hrs


Self-study hours: 150

- preparation for seminar discussion - 60 hours

- preparation for the final test - 40 hours

- preparing a presentation/ writing a written assignment - 50 hours


Altogether: 200 hrs (8 ECTS) (100hrs and 4ECTS in each semester)

Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:

(tylko po angielsku) W1: The student has in-depth knowledge of research-related terminology and methodology applied in the field of cultural studies (K_W09).

Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:

(tylko po angielsku) U1: The student is able to read and comprehend advanced texts in the field of cultural studies in English (K_U02).


U2: The student is able to critically analyse and interpret various texts, use specialist terminology and justify the selected methodology in the field of cultural studies (K_U10).


U3: The student displays advanced argumentation skills and is able to refer to scholars’ opinions as well as to draw conclusions and prepare synthetic summaries in the field of cultural studies (K_U13).


U4: The student is able to conduct a preliminary search of library holdings, use databases and the Internet, prepare a list of references, add notes with due care as to the copyright, format documents using a word processor and make a presentation, applying a suitable method of studying culture (K_U14).


U5: The student is able to recognise and analyse various types of non-literary cultural artefacts, such as film genres, television programmes or visual arts (K_U20).


U6: The student is able to formulate critical opinions about cultural artefacts on the basis of academic knowledge and experience. The graduate is able to present their critical opinions in various forms and media (K_U21).

Efekty uczenia się - kompetencje społeczne:

(tylko po angielsku) K1:The student is aware of the level of their knowledge and skills and understands the need for constant learning and development of their skills. The graduate is able to inspire and coordinate the learning process of other persons in seminar discussion and in presentations (K_K01).

Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) demonstration

seminar discussion (graded)

presentation

project

case study

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The aim of the specialization seminar is to introduce students to the methods employed in cultural and media research.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Students learn how to use particular methods to analyse cultural artefacts and apply acquired skills and knowledge in practice. The methods studied in the course can be further used in the process of writing MA theses in cultural studies. The seminar covers the following methods and approaches to cultural and media analysis: content analysis, frame analysis, narrative analysis, semiotics, typology and genre, ideological approaches, auteur, star and celebrity studies, audience studies. Students will have an opportunity to discuss a variety of cultural and media texts of their choice, applying a suitable method to better understand their meaning and function.

Winter semester

1. Introduction to methods of cultural studies

2. Content analysis and frame analysis

3. Narrative analysis

4. Semiotics

5. Test

Summer semester

1. Typology and genre

2. Ideological approaches – images and representations

3. Auteur, star and celebrity studies

4. Audience studies

5. Test.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Primary sources:

Fiske, John and John Hartley. 1994. Reading Television. London: Routledge

Gray, Ann and Jim McGuigan, ed. 1993. Studying Culture: An Introductory Reader. London: Edward Arnold

Purvis, Tony. 2006. Get Set for Media and Cultural Studies. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Stokes, Jane. 2003. How to Do Media and Cultural Studies. London: Sage

Further reading:

Con Davis, Robert and Ronald Schleifer, eds. 1998. Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary and Cultural Studies. New York: Longman

Easthope, Antony. 1994. Literary into Cultural Studies. London: Routledge

Goodman, Lizbeth, ed. 1999. Literature and Gender. London: Routledge

Gray, Ann and Jim McGuigan, ed. 1993. Studying Culture: An Introductory Reader. London: Edward Arnold

Jencks, Charles, ed. 1992. The Post-Modern Reader. London: Academy Editions

Lodge, David, ed. 1988. Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader. London: Longman

Mongia, Padmini, ed. 1997. Contemporary Postcolonial Theory: A Reader. London: Arnold.

Warhol, Robyn R. and Diane Price Herndl, eds. 1997. Feminisms: An Anthology of Literary Theory and Criticism. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press.

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Assessment methods:

Presentation in the spring semester / written analysis in the winter semester - W1, U1, U2, U3, U4, U5, U6, K1

active participation in discussion - W1, U1, U3, U5, K1

test - W1, U1, U3, U5

Assessment criteria:

The final mark consists of:

the assessment of the presentation (spring semester) /analysis (winter semester) (30% of the final grade)

the assessment of participation (20% of the final grade)

test mark (50% of the final grade)

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr letni 2018/19" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-02-25 - 2019-09-30
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Koordynatorzy: Edyta Lorek-Jezińska
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