Problems of culture of the countries of the East and Central Europe (II) - Czech Republic and Slovakia 3224-D4PCZE
The classes are focusing on on specific problems of Czech and Slovak culture:
1. Czechoslovak New Wave
2. Miloš Forman
3. Bohumil Hrabal
4. Czech underground
5. Milan Kundera
6. Karel Kryl
7. Czech catholic poets after II World War
8. Religiosity in Bohemian lands and Slovakia
9. Czech and Slovak animation movies
10. Pop culture in communist Czechoslovakia
11. Czech film after 1989
12. Slovak castling on monuments
13. Slovaks and Hungarians – difficult coexistence, difficult neighbourhood
14. Culture of national and ethnic minorities in Czech Republic
15. Polish-Czech and Polish-Slovak cultural contacts
Knowledge: the graduate knows and understands:
- in a basic degree the specificity of various cultural models in anthropological terms (traditional, noble, bourgeois, mass), processes of their transformation and interrelations and emanations in the symbolic and semiotic sphere, and thus in the space of culture and art, literature and language and history of Bohemian lands and Slovakia
- in a basic degree intercultural context
- search, select, analyze and use the information it needs from various sources
- develop their research skills, independently and using the support of a tutor, gain knowledge, skilfully formulate thoughts, present research results in the form of oral or written (different types)
- carry out a critical analysis of the products of culture appropriate for a given era in the development of Bohemian lands and Slovakia; identify various types of cultural products of these countries, conduct their critical in-depth analysis, distinguish different perspectives on cultural development, aware of differences in cultural identities and context
- critical assessment of knowledge, continuous education and complementing the acquired knowledge
- active participation in cultural life, organizing it and using its various forms
Condition of admission to examinations is compulsory attendance in the courses (according to Principles of studies at Faculty of Applied Linguistics).
Courses will consist of discussion about scheduled literature or material presented by tutor in form of presentation. Active participation in discussion means that student contributes to discussion during at least 50% classes.
Student will also prepare one presentation about topic delimited by tutor.
Final assessment depends on:
Active and factual participation in discussion during course (40%).
Presentation about topic delimited by tutor (20%).
Oral examination (40%).
0%-49% - 2
50%-60% - 3
61%-70% - 3+
71%-80% - 4
81%-90% - 4+
91%-100% - 5
Additional knowledge - 5+
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