DISE001 Guest Lecturer Course 1 (Weronika Parfianowicz-Vertun)

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2019
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Karolína Stehlíková, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
At least passive knowledge of English.
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 15 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The course is dealing with mediating knowledge and competences of Theatre studies, that usually listed courses of DTS don't cover or from close fields of studies (for example performance studies, theory of another arts etc.). The aim of the course is also to allow students insight into different research methods and to improve their language skills.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course student will:
- have wider notion of theatrological reasearch possibilities;
- know different methodologies of research in humanities;
- also be able to apply them;
- be able to understand expert lecture in English and talk about given topic.
  • Exhibiting living / Living at exhibiting
  • In 20 century world and state exhibitions become important medium and tool of politics of living. Course will discuss vizual and performative aspects of exhibition as medium of political and social action and exhibition as specific metaphor influencing culture of living.
  • Important part will be comparing of culte and politics of living in Poland and former Czechoslovakia.
  • Kurz will be divided into three parts:
  • I) State and world exhibitions as medium and its changes in 20 century. Culture of living in Czechoslovakia.
  • II) Culture and politics of living in interwar and postwar Poland
  • III) „Dům bytové kultury” or the end of utopia of living. (Seminar based on Havel's play Vernisáž/Private view, selected issues of journal „Domov”/Home)
  • The course is realised in following terms at lecture room J001
  • 7. 11 - 16.00-17.40
  • 8. 11 - 14:00-15.40
  • 11. 11 - 10.00-11.40
  • - Almanach Výstava soudobé kultury v Brně 1928
  • - Architekti dlouhé změny. Expertní kořeny postsocialismu v Československu (1980–1995), red. Adéla Gjuričová, Michal Kopeček, Petr Roubal, Matěj Spurný, Tomáš Vilímek, Praha 2019
  • - Bruselský sen: Československá účast na Světové výstavě Expo 58 v Bruselu, ed., Praha 2008
  • - Automat na výstavu. Československý pavilon na EXPO 67 v Montrealu, ed. Terezie Nekvindová, Daniela Kramerová a kol., Praha 2017
Teaching methods
lecture, discussion, individual reading
Assessment methods
Attendence (100%), essay (4000 characters).
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught: in blocks.
General note: V angličtině. Pro získání kreditu je vyžadována účast na přednášce a splnění zadaného úkolu. In English. The attendance is required as well as completing the given homework.
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