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Contemporary Cultures and Literatures of Central and Eastern Europe

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Kod przedmiotu: CES-ContempCultures Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Contemporary Cultures and Literatures of Central and Eastern Europe
Jednostka: Instytut Europeistyki
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 6.00
Język prowadzenia: angielski

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2019/2020" (zakończony)

Okres: 2019-10-01 - 2020-01-28
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Typ zajęć: Wykład, 40 godzin, 18 miejsc więcej informacji
Koordynatorzy: Zdzisław Mach, Łucja Piekarska-Duraj, Agnieszka Sadecka
Prowadzący grup: Sylwia Fiałkiewicz, Zdzisław Mach, Łucja Piekarska-Duraj, Agnieszka Sadecka
Lista studentów: (nie masz dostępu)
Zaliczenie: Przedmiot - Egzamin
Efekty kształcenia:

(tylko po angielsku) K1_W03: Knowledge and appreciation of the basic terminology used in the academic pursuits comprised in European Studies (+);

K1_W16: Knowledge of the principal traditional and contemporary trends in anthropology, sociology and philosophy; appreciation of the historical and cultural factors which have exerted an influence on them (+++);

K1_W17: A foundation knowledge of the European cultural heritage and contemporary cultural affairs, as well as of the activities of the principal institutions engaged in cultural affairs (++);

K1_U14: Ability to read, understand, and perform a critical analysis of texts relating to subjects associated with European Studies (++);

K1_U14: Ability to analyse the social processes observed in the contemporary societies of the European countries, taking into consideration the nature of European political culture (++).


Wymagania wstępne:

(tylko po angielsku) n/a

Forma i warunki zaliczenia:

(tylko po angielsku) Presentation of projects with written report.


Assesment criteria:

Activity in class & fieldtrip assignments (40%)

Presentation of final projects (60% of the grade: 30% oral presentation & powerpoint slides + 30% written report)


Metody sprawdzania i kryteria oceny efektów kształcenia uzyskanych przez studentów:

(tylko po angielsku) Presentations: K1_W03, K1_W16, K1_W17

In-class activity: K1_W03, K1_W17, K1_U02, K1_U14


Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) Lectures with narrative, anecdotal references, audiovisual materials, text analysis, in class discussion, presentations.

Bilans punktów ECTS:

(tylko po angielsku) 40h - in class lectures (2 ECTS)

40h = readings for classes (2 ECTS)

20h = museum visits and film projections (1 ECTS)

20h = preparation of the final presentation (1 ECTS)


Wymiar, zasady i forma odbywania praktyk:

(tylko po angielsku) n/a

Sylabus przedmiotu dla studentów rozpoczynających studia od roku akademickiego 19/20:

European Studies

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The goal of the course is to explore various forms of cultural expression in the region of Central and Eastern Europe, which illustrate a variety of social and cultural processes occurring after the fall of communism. The vibrant film, theatre and literary cultures, its multiple genres and artistic forms serve as a way to interrogate the fast change of the twentieth century and different transformation periods, and critically reflect on past and present. They feature personal, subjective stories of individuals coping with the new realities, and at the same time, reveal larger narratives characteristic of CEE societies. The course will be divided in four parts: the first one will be theoretical, defining basic concepts of culture, as well as delineating the larger context. The three other parts will explore different forms of culture - everyday life, food and drink culture, visual and performative arts, and literature. As part of the course, students will be acquainted with text of culture, including film, fiction and nonfiction from 20th and 21st century.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

Lectures (Prof. Mach)

1. The basic concepts of culture and introduction to cultures of the Central and Eastern European region.

2. Habsburg Empire and its heritage. Avant-garde movement, early 20th c. multiculturalism.

3. The two World Wars, Emigration

4. The Dissidents – Vaclav Havel, Karta, Solidarność. Performance and humor - Kantor, Piwnica pod Baranami, STS

5. Fear of 21st century in CEE culture. Post-transformation neo-traditionalism

Three seminar modules:

Everyday cultures of CEE: Food and drink traditions (Prof. Mach)

1. CEE at a crossroads – intersecting and overlapping cultural influences in the region as reflected in culinary traditions

2. Whose “genuine” foods? - power games surrounding local specialty products.

3. Regionalization and globalization of food and wine.

4. The concept of national cuisine and national dishes.

5. Boundaries of consumption in CEE.

Performance and visual cultures (Łucja Piekarska-Duraj)

1. Introduction – who are we? Who are Central Europeans? Krzysztof Kieślowski, “Talking heads”.

2. Nostalgia for the lost world.

3. War years in the cinema.

4. Counterculture - jazz music, hippies movement, punk.

5. Polish school of animation.

Literature (Agnieszka Sadecka)

1. Literary travels around Central Europe

2. (In)visibile Others – contemporary rethinking of World War II traumas

3. Polish School of Reportage

4. The Krakow Poets

5. Contemporary feminist novels in Central Europe.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

GENERAL READINGS FOR THE COURSE:

(Specific readings for the classes will be provided to you during the course)

Culinary Cultures of Europe: Identity, Diversity and Dialogue, Darra Goldstein, Kathrin Merkle et al., Council of Europe, 2005.

Food Culture: Anthropology, Linguistics and Food Studies, ed. by Janet Chrzan and John Brett, Berghahn Books, 2017

Geertz, Clifford. The Interpretation of Cultures. New York: Basic Books, 2000.

Giddens, Anthony. Modernity and Self-Identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age. Stanford University Press, 1991.

Hames, Peter and Istvan Szabo, The Cinema of Central Europe, Columbia University Press, 2009

History of Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe. Marcel Cornis-Pope and John Neubauer (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2004.

Janion, Maria. “Poland between East and West”, Teksty Drugie, English special edition 1:2014.

Jankowski, Tomek. Eastern Europe! Steerforth Press, 2014.

Kemp-Welch, Anthony. Poland under Communism: A Cold War History. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008

Kundera, Milan. “The Tragedy of Central Europe” (transl. from the French by Edmund White). The New York Review of Books. April 26, 1984. 31, 007. 33-38.

Magris, Claudio. Danube, Random House, 2011.

Miłosz, Czesław. The Captive Mind, trans. by Jane Zielonko, London: Penguin Classics, 2001 (first published in 1953).

Pipes, Richard. Communism: A Concise History. New York: Random House, 2001.

Wolff, Larry. Inventing Eastern Europe: The Map of Civilization on the Mind of the Enlightenment. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1994.

Uwagi: (tylko po angielsku)

Lectures on:

14.10

21.10

28.10

18.11

25.11

2.12

9.12

16.12

13.01

27.01

Seminars on:

8.10, 15.10, 22.10, 29.10, 19.11, 26.11, 3.12, 10.12, 17.12 (SA students project presentation), 14.01, 21.01 (final projects presentation).

One of the sessions of the seminar is a fieldtrip.

Opisy przedmiotów w USOS i USOSweb są chronione prawem autorskim.
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.