FSS:SAN103 Currant social/cultural theory - Course Information
SAN103 Contemporary Social and Cultural TheoryFaculty of Social Studies
- Extent and Intensity
- 1/1/0. 6 credit(s). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
- Mgr. Eva Šlesingerová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Paul (seminar tutor)
- Guaranteed by
- Mgr. Eva Šlesingerová, Ph.D.
Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Mgr. Eva Šlesingerová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Sociology - Faculty of Social Studies
- Thu 20. 2. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 27. 2. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 5. 3. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 12. 3. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 19. 3. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 26. 3. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 2. 4. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 9. 4. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 23. 4. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 30. 4. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 7. 5. 12:00–13:40 U35, Thu 14. 5. 12:00–13:40 U35
- Timetable of Seminar Groups:
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Ability to read in English. We also recommend to conclude successfuly courses SAN 101 and SAN 301 prior to signing to this course.
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
- there are 524 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- This course introduces many of the major schools of thought and topics of research in the field of social theory in anthropology. We take an historical view of the development of social theory from the mid of the 20th century until today. Students will learn about the many developments in social thought during this time by reading textbooks as well as primary source materials.
- Learning outcomes
- At the end of the course the student is able to identify and summarize main theoretical streams of current social anthropology and connect them with appropriate names and works. S/he is able to write an anthropological essay, comparing two and more of various theoretical approaches.
- 1. Introduction to the course 2. Social fact, grammar of action, relationship between social structure and culture 3. Breaking free from distatorship of structure 4. Post-collonialism: M. Foucault. Modern strategies of power and knowledge. 5. Social structure and action 6. Symbolic and interpretive anthropology 7. Cultural logic of modern post-colonialism 8. Politics of space and culture of migration 9. Images of cultures: museums, exhibits, galleries 10. The body, medicine and anthropology
- recommended literature
- Současná filosofie sociálních věd :multikulturní přístup. Edited by Brian Fay - Jana Ogrocká. 1. vyd. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2002. 324 s. ISBN 80-86429-10-5. info
- A dictionary of cultural and critical theory. Edited by Michael Payne. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1997. xii, 644 s. ISBN 0-631-20753-8. info
- Interpretive social science : a second look. Edited by Paul Rabinow - William M. Sullivan. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987. viii, 395. ISBN 0-520-05836-4. info
- Teaching methods
- Lectures, class discussions, reading
- Assessment methods
- Exam, coursework, essay
- Language of instruction
- Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
- The course is taught annually.
- Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
- Enrolment Statistics (recent)
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