AJ56013 Approaches to Developments in Modern British and Global Contemporary Culture and Related Cultures

Filozofická fakulta
podzim 2019
Rozsah
This course is NOT designated for Erasmus students! List of courses offerd by the Department of English and American studies for Erasmsus students is available at http://www.phil.muni.cz/wkaa/ under "Information for Erasmus students". 7 kr. (plus 3 za zk). Ukončení: zk.
Vyučující
Stephen Paul Hardy, Ph.D. (přednášející)
Garance
doc. PhDr. Jana Chamonikolasová, Ph.D.
Katedra anglistiky a amerikanistiky - Filozofická fakulta
Kontaktní osoba: Tomáš Hanzálek
Dodavatelské pracoviště: Katedra anglistiky a amerikanistiky - Filozofická fakulta
Rozvrh
Pá 11:00–12:40 G31
Omezení zápisu do předmětu
Předmět je určen pouze studentům mateřských oborů.
Mateřské obory
Cíle předmětu
This year's course will look at approaches to relations between social, cultural and natural environments through consideration of a series of late twentieth century perspectives on these areas, namely those of Manauel Castells from a sociological perspective, Arran Gare from a an environmental and cultural theory perspective and T.S. Eliot, Edward Dorn and J.H. Prynne from a poetic perspective.
Výstupy z učení
Students who complete the course will be expected to have gained an appropriate level of understanding of the areas covered in terms of relations between relevant developments in computer technology, the media, the environment and related socio-economic factors, and as reflected in the analysis presented in the required essay.
Osnova
  • 1)Sept.20th: ORIENTATION WEEK: NO LESSON 2)Sept.27th: Introductory 3)Oct 4th: Manuel Castells: The Rise of the Network Society Chs.1&2; T.S. Eliot: Four Quartets: Burnt Norton and East Coker 4)Oct 11th: Arran Gare: Postmodernism and the Environmental Crisis: Chs 1&2; T.S. Eliot: Four Quartets: The Dry Salvages and Little Gidding 5)Oct 18th: Castells: The Rise of the Network Society: Chs3,5, 6,7; Edward Dorn: The North Atlantic Turbine: The North Atlantic Turbine 6)Oct 25th: Gare Ch.3: Edward Dorn: The North Atlantic Turbine: Oxford: Parts 1-6 7)READING WEEK: NO LESSON 8)Nov.8th: Castells: The Power of Identity 1-6 & Conclusions: J.H. Prynne: Kitchen Poems: The Numbers, Diamonds in the Air 9)Nov.15th: Gare.Ch.4; J.H. Prynne: Kitchen Poems:Numbers in Times of Trouble, Sketch For a Financial Theory of the Self, A Gold Ring Called Reluctance 10)Nov.22nd: Castells: End of Millenium; Chs 5,6& Conclusions; J.H. Prynne: The White Stones:The Glacial Question Unsolved, Numbers in Times of Trouble 11)Nov.29th: Castells: Communication Power: Chs. 1 and3; Brass: Royal Fern, L'Extase de M.Poher; The Ideal Star Fighter 12)Dec.6th: Gare.Ch.5; J.H. Prynne: Wound Response: Treatment in the Field; of Movement Towards a Natural Place; Chromatin; Again in the Black Cloud 13)Dec.13th: Deleuze and Guattari: A Thousand Plateaus: Rhizome (Avasilable on Internet); J.H. Prynne: The Oval Window (extracts)
Literatura
  • Dorn, Edward (1967) The North Atlantic Turbine London Fulcrum Press
  • Castells, Manuel Communication Power (2013) Oxford Oxford University Press
  • Castells, Manuel The Power of Identity (1997) Oxford Blackwell
  • Eliot, T.S. Collected Poems London Faber (1974)
  • Castells, Manuel The Rise of the Network Society (2nd ed.) (2000) Oxford Blackwell
  • Castells, Manuel The End of Millenium (2nd ed.) (2000) London, Blackwell
  • Prynne, J.H. Poems (1999) Newcastle-Upon Tyne Bloodaxe
  • GARE, Arran E. Postmodernism and the environmental crisis. London: Routledge, 1995. vii, 192. ISBN 0415124794. info
Výukové metody
The course will be taught by a combination of group and class discussion
Metody hodnocení
The course will be assessed in terms of oral contribution (40%) and essay (7-10 pages)(60%). essays should be submitted to my IS e-mail address.
Vyučovací jazyk
Angličtina
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Předmět je vyučován jednou za dva roky.
This course is NOT designated for Erasmus students! List of courses offerd by the Department of English and American studies for Erasmsus students is available at http://www.phil.muni.cz/wkaa/ under "Information for Erasmus students".
Předmět je zařazen také v obdobích podzim 2017.
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