Curricular Unit:Code:
New Cultural Speeches in the Globalization292NDCG
Year:Level:Course:Credits:
1MasterCultural Studies (Anthropology Studies)8 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Portuguese/English104
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
critical ability to identify the conceptual domain of globalization and identification of instantiations of the same in the present
Syllabus:
UL1
1.representational systems
1.1.representational systems and the concept of 'culture'
2. concept of social identity: essentialist conception vs processual
UL2
3. Space: questioning the concept
4. Globalization: questioning the concept
5. Modernity: questioning the concept
6.Cultural consumption as a marker of social differentiation
UL3
6.Tourism as an analytical arena of globalization dynamics
6.1. tourism as social practice
6.1.1. models of tourism analysis
7. Cultural Tourism
7.1. the centrality of heritage & tradition
7.2. the centrality of contemporary art
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
critical ability to identify the conceptual domain of globalization (UL1) and identification of instantiations of the same in the present (UL2 and 3)
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Lectures of expositive nature
two written tests (505 + 50%)
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
The nature of the course is eminently theoretical This is in line with the type of classes and with the analytical skills and understanding to acquire and develop and to be shown thorugh the written asessement
Reading:
King, Anthony D (ed), (1991), Culture, globalization and the world-system : contemporary conditions for the representation of identity New York : State University of New York
Massey, D, Jess, P, (1995), A Place in the world? Place, cultures and globalization, Oxford: Open University Press/OUP
Meethan, K, (2001), Tourism in Global Society – Place, Culture and Consumption, Basingstoke: Palgrave.
Miller, Daniel, (ed),(1995),Worlds Apart : modernity through the prism of the local, London : Routledge,
Miller, David (2000), Citizenship and national identity, Cambridge : Polity Press