ECTS credits: 3
The course aims to introduce students to the concepts and keywords used in analyzing culture. The lectures present major concepts and key names from the field of cultural studies, while the seminars give opportunity for discussion of the concepts and the practice of cultural analysis applied to different cultural products and works of art. The approach is student-oriented and involves autonomous reading and discussion. During the seminars students develop their skills to do cultural analysis. Students will be required to do autonomous reading and conduct their own research on a topic of their choice. Evaluation involves a mid-term test, a final test, and a term paper. No prerequisites. The course is conducted in English.