KJ1A011 Introduction to Catalan history and culture 1

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/5. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
Mgr. Michal Brabec (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. David Utrera Domínguez
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Mgr. Lucie Kuzmová, Ph.D.
each odd Monday 10:00–13:40 C32
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
This course focuses on the presentation of Catalonia and Catalan speaking countries from different perspectives. At the end of the course, student will have a global vision of the culture, politics, society, art and geography of Catalonia and other Catalan speaking territories.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course, a student will be able to: - identify and summarize important features of Catalonia and its culture; - identify Catalan cities and geographical accidents; - write and talk about Catalan culture and identity - analyze the current political situation of Catalonia - recognize Catalan important writers, musicians, artists and other important people
  • 1. Physical and political geography. 2. History of Catalonia. 3. Catalan language and literature. 4. Art and architecture 5. Folklore and traditions 6. Symbols of Catalonia. 7. Catalan music. 8. The Catalan gastronomy. 9. Media.
  • • Branchadell, Albert i Melchor, Vicent de. El catalán: una lengua de Europa para compartir. Bellaterra: UAB – Servei de Publicacions, 2002
  • • Branchadell, Albert. La hipòtesi de la independència. Barcelona: Empúries, 2001
  • UTRERA DOMINGUEZ, David. Cultura y civilización catalanas (Catalan culture and civilization). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2014. 172 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-6934-3. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
Teaching methods
Lectures, class discussions, presentations
Assessment methods
Written test and readings
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019, Autumn 2020.
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