OVp019 Introduction to Cultural Studies

Faculty of Education
Spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Bohuslav Binka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Bohuslav Binka, Ph.D.
Department of Civics - Faculty of Education
Contact Person: Jitka Autratová
Supplier department: Department of Civics - Faculty of Education
Timetable
Mon 19:00–19:50 učebna 30
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
Course objectives
Cultural Studies is presented as a general theory of culture. There is applied axiological approach akin to human ecology. Critique of mass culture and consumerism. Finding the essence and fundamentals of culture. Examination of cultural phenomena and classification of knowledge about the culture. At the end of this course the student will be able to understand the general theory of culture and classify basic knowledge about the culture.
Syllabus
  • 1. The most important forms and characteristics of the cultures 2. Basic concepts of the theory of culture 3. The impact of culture on the lives of individuals and society Cultural fourth as the science of culture 5. The concept and definition of culture 6. Modeling Culture 7. Idea and sense of culture 8. Mass culture and civilization technicistic 9. Cultural typology 10. Issues of culture-creativity 11. Investigating cultural phenomena of different social sciences 12. Contribution Czech culture to the world
Literature
  • White, L. A. – Dilingham, B.: The Concept of Culture, Minneapolis, Burgass 1973. (Koncepce kultury)
  • White, L. A.: The Science of Culture: A Study of Man and Civilization, New York, Ferrar, Strauss 1949. (Studium člověka a civilizace)
  • RYBÁŘ, Radovan. Vítězství globalismu, porážka postmodernismu (The victory of liberalism, postmodernism defeat). In Dekonstrukce demokracie. první. Brno: Masarykova univerzita Brno, 2015. 28 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-8067-6. info
  • RYBÁŘ, Radovan. Kam spěje současná kultura a umění? (Where coming contemporary culture and the arts?). In PhDr. Petra Navrátilová. Budoucnost strojové civilizace. první. Brno: Vysoké učení technické v Brně, Institut celoživotního vzdělávání, 2014. p. 46 - 57. ISBN 978-80-214-5087-5. doi:10.13164/conf.bsc.2014. URL info
  • RYBÁŘ, Radovan. Kulturní procesy a modely (Cultural processis and models). In Systémové pojetí kultury. první. Hradec Králové: nakladatelství Gaudeamus, Univerzita Kradec Králové, 2007. p. 153-161. ISBN 978-80-7041-213-8. info
  • SOUKUP, Václav. Přehled antropologických teorií kultury. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2004. 229 s. ISBN 8071789291. info
  • Idea kultury. Edited by Terry Eaglton - Jan Balabán. 1. vyd. Brno: Host, 2001. 150 s. ISBN 80-7294-026-0. info
  • HUNTINGTON, Samuel P. Střet civilizací :boj kultur a proměna světového řádu. Vyd. 1. Praha: Rybka Publishers, 2001. v, 447. ISBN 8086182495. info
  • LAWLESS, Robert. Co je to kultura. V Olomouci: Votobia, 1996. 182 s. ISBN 80-7198-106-0. info
  • RYBÁŘ, Radovan. Kultura jako výchova k lidskosti a tvořivému životu (Culture as an education to humanity and a creative life). In Základy estetiky a kultury. první. Brno: Akademické nakl. CERM, 1996. p. 7-17. ITEM. ISBN 80-7204-002-2. info
  • RYBÁŘ, Radovan. Poodhalená tajemství kulturologie (Disclosure mystery of culturology). In Na cestě k humanitě. první. Brno: PdF Masarykovy univerzity, 1996. p. 60-69. ISBN 80-210-1264-1. info
  • KRAUS, Wolfgang. Kultura a moc :proměna přání. Translated by Vladimír Jochmann. 1. vyd. Olomouc: Votobia, 1993. 181 s. ISBN 80-85619-43-1. info
  • JUŘÍK, Vladimír. Místo a pojetí sociologie kultury. Vyd. 1. Ostrava: Krajské kulturní středisko, 1969. 512 s. info
Teaching methods
Lecture.
Assessment methods
Colloquium; written knowledge test, replacing the seminar work and studied the book.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught last offered.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2019, Spring 2021.
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