Selected Problems of the Culture of the Baltic Countries 3020-BB2WZK
I. The exercises are not meant to give a systematic overview of the material. A discussion of offered of the most important processes going on in various domains of the arts, based on selected examples from the source materials for the course.
II. A wide array of selected problems in the domain of cultural life and the cultural traditions of Lithuania and Latvia is presented. In planning the subject matter of the classes the individual interests of the students are taken into account, as well as current events connected with the popularisation ofg Lithuanian and Latvian culture in Poland.
III. The students consolidate their knowledge concerning the cultures of Lithuania and Latvia and their most prominent representatives; they improve their skills in independently interpreting cultural phenomena and situating them in the context of larger tendencies in the national cultures of Lithuania and Latvia.
Type of course
On completion of the course the student:
- possesses solid knowlegde of selected problems concerning Lithuania and Latvia
- points out and characterised successive stages in the evolution of Lithuanian and Latvian culture
- characterises the specific features of the spiritual and material culture of Lithuania and Latvia;
- identifies and explains various manifestations of the multicultural traditions of the Baltic countries;
- identifies the main tendencies and currents in contemporary art in Lithuania and Latvia and points out connections with European art;
- analyses and interprets cultural phenomena, arguing from comprehensive illustrative material;
- systematically participates in cultural events which popularise Lithuanian and Latvian culture, shows interest in current cultural events in Poland and worldwide
- realises the need of individual effort in improving one’s knowledge of the culture of the Baltic countries.
Conditions for obtention of graded term credits:
a) checking of attendance ;
b) active participation in classes;
Materials prepared by the lecturer after consulting their final list with the students.
Information on level of this course, year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered, types and amount of class hours - can be found in course structure diagrams of apropriate study programmes. This course is related to the following study programmes:
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