US_70 Sociology of Art

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2016
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. PhDr. Mikuláš Bek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. David Balarin (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
PhDr. Dagmar Koudelková
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Vlasta Taranzová
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Mon 15:50–17:25 N51
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 200 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 5/200, only registered: 0/200, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/200
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 22 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able to:
explain the basic notions and theoretical concepts of the sociology of arts;
identify the elementary methodological positions of the important representatives of the sociology of arts;
locate the main theoretical concepts in the development of the social sciences and art studies;
apply the theoretical concepts in the analysis of the particular cases in the history of arts and contemporary art culture.
Syllabus
  • Art as a social phenomenon and social function of art
  • Sociology of art as a genre of the art studies: main concepts
  • Sociology: paradigms and theories
  • Social role of the artist
  • Art reception
  • History of culture industry
  • Structures and operational modes of the contemporary culture industry
  • Critique of the mass culture
  • Elements of the empirical research in the sociology of arts
  • Contemporary Czech art and culture in the light of empirical research
Literature
  • BEK, Mikuláš. Konzervatoř Evropy? K sociologii české hudebnosti (Conservatory of Europe? On the Sociology of Czech Musicality). Praha: KLP - Koniasch Latin Press, 2003. 278 pp. musicologica.cz, sv. 1. ISBN 80-85917-99-8. info
  • MCQUAIL, Denis. Úvod do teorie masové komunikace. Translated by Jan Jirák - Marcel Kabát. Vyd. 2. Praha: Portál, 2002. 447 s. ISBN 80-7178-714-0. info
  • DUBY, Georges. Věk katedrál : umění a společnost 980-1420. Translated by Zora Obstová. Vyd. 1. Praha: Argo, 2002. 332 s. ISBN 8072034189. info
  • HAUSER, Arnold. The social history of art. 3rd ed. London: Routledge, 1999. x1iv, 267. ISBN 041521386X. info
  • HAUSER, Arnold. The social history of art. 3rd ed. London: Routledge, 1999. x1v. ISBN 041521386X. info
  • HAUSER, Arnold. The social history of art. 3rd ed. London: Routledge, 1999. x1viii, 23. ISBN 041521386X. info
  • HAUSER, Arnold. The social history of art. Vol. I, From prehistoric times to the middle ages. 3rd ed. London: Routledge, 1999. x1ii, 274. ISBN 0-415-19945-X. info
  • Úvod do sociologie. Edited by Jan Keller. 4. rozš. vyd. Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 1997. 181 s. ISBN 80-85850-25-7. info
  • ECO, Umberto. Skeptikové a těšitelé. Translated by Zdeněk Frýbort. Vyd. 1. Praha: Svoboda, 1995. 417 s. ISBN 8020504729. info
  • BEK, Mikuláš. Vybrané problémy hudební sociologie. (Aspects of Sociology of Music). 1. vyd. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého, 1993. 96 pp. ISBN 80-7067-318-4. info
  • LUHAN MAC, Marshall. Jak rozumět médiím. 1. vyd. Praha: Odeon, 1991. 349 s. info
  • HAUSER, Arnold. Filosofie dějin umění. Praha: Odeon, 1975. info
Teaching methods
Lectures, readings, and homeworks.
Assessment methods
Written test.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2005, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2010, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2018, Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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