Curricular Unit:Code:
Culture and Media150CULM
Year:Level:Course:Credits:
1UndergraduateCultural Studies7 ects
Learning Period:Language of Instruction:Total Hours:
Spring SemesterPortuguese/English91
Learning Outcomes of the Curricular Unit:
1. Provide students with the knowledge of the concepts of Culture and Media, as well as the dimensions and relevant theories for their understanding.
2. Provide students with the knowledge of cultural studies, its origin and evolution, as well as the theoretical frameworks and dimensions developed.
3. Provide students with the knowledge and reflection about the representational dimension, the political dimension and the ideological dimension of Culture.
4. Provide students with the knowledge and reflection about Globalization and its dimensions.
5. Provide students with a reflection about political and ideological dimension of the Media in the context of Globalization
Syllabus:
1. The basic concepts
1.1 The concept of Culture
1.1.1 The evolution of this concept
1.1.2 its dimensions
1.2 The concept of Media
1.2.1 Evolution
1.2.2 its dimensions
1.2.3 The theories
2. Cultural Studies
2.1 The origin and evolution
2.2 The dimensions
3. Culture and the media in the context of Cultural Studies
3.1 Representations
3.1.1 social inequality and Classes
3.1.2 Ethnicity
3.1.3 Gender
3.2 Ideology and power
3.2.1 Technical ideology and communication
3.2.2 The political ideology and culture
4. Globalization
4.1. The concept
4.2. The dimensions
4.3. theories
5. Culture and Media in the context of Globalization
5.1 The cultural dimension of globalization
5.2 The power and control of Media
5.3 Production and consumption in Media
5.4 Mass culture
5.5 Identification Processes.
Demonstration of the Syllabus Coherence with the Curricular Unit's Objectives:
The presentation of the concepts of culture and media, as well as their evolution, theories and dimensions, and considering the necessary framework within the Cultural Studies and Globalization, is fulfilling the objectives set out in paragraphs 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.
Teaching Methodologies (Including Evaluation):
Expositive and active method. Theoretical and pratical classes.
The teaching of the course will focus on the theoretical exposition of the contents that will give students the knowledge and skills for later relfexão and participation in debate on the topics taught.
Assetment:
One test
One Assay
Performance and participation in the classroom.
Demonstration of the Coherence between the Teaching Methodologies and the Learning Outcomes:
Expositive and active method. The teaching of the course will focus on the theoretical exposition of the contents that will give students the knowledge and skills for later relfexão and participation in debate on the topics taught.
Reading:
Abbas, A e Erni, J (Eds.) (2005), Internationalizing Cultuiral Studies, Oxford, Blackwell Publishing.
Burgelin, O. (1981), A Comunicação Social, Lisboa, Edições 70.
Cuche, D. (2004), A noção de Cultura nas Ciências Sociais, Lisboa, Fim de Século.
Giddens, A. (2013), Sociologia, Lisboa, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian.
Grossberg, L et al. (2009), Cultural Studies, New York/Oxford, Routledge.
Lewis, J. (2002), Cultural Studies. The Basics, London, Sage Publications.
Longhurst, B. et al. (2008), Introducing Cultural Studies, Essex, Prentice Hall Europe.
Martell, L. (2010), The Sociology of Globalization, Cambridge/Mandel, Polity Press.
Ritzer, G. (2011), Globalization. The essentials, Oxford, Wiley-Blackwell.
Robertson, R. (2000), Globalização. Teoria Social e Cultural Global, Petrópolis, Editora Vozes.
Waters, M. (2002), Globalização, Oeiras, Celta Editora.
Wolton, D. (1994), Elogio do Grande Público. Uma Teoria Crítica da Televisão, Porto, Edições Asa.