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General information:
Code:
UBPJO-017
Name:
Culture and art
Profile of education:
Academic (A)
Lecture language:
English
Semester:
Spring
Responsible teacher:
dr Małecka Anna (amm@agh.edu.pl)
Academic teachers:
dr Małecka Anna (amm@agh.edu.pl)
Module summary

The course covers the discussion on major trends of European culture and art and their philosophical foundations, illustrated with numerous examples and visits to museums/galleries.

Description of learning outcomes for module
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Connections with FLO Method of learning outcomes verification (form of completion)
Social competence
M_K001 Development of communication skills. - Activity during classes
Skills
M_U001 Capability of analysing and evaluating the works of art and cultural phenomena. - Activity during classes,
Examination
Knowledge
M_W001 Knowledge of basic concepts related to cultural studies and aesthetics. - Activity during classes,
Examination
M_W002 Knowledge of history of European art and culture. - Examination
FLO matrix in relation to forms of classes
MLO code Student after module completion has the knowledge/ knows how to/is able to Form of classes
Lecture
Audit. classes
Lab. classes
Project classes
Conv. seminar
Seminar classes
Pract. classes
Zaj. terenowe
Zaj. warsztatowe
Others
E-learning
Social competence
M_K001 Development of communication skills. + - - - - - - - - - -
Skills
M_U001 Capability of analysing and evaluating the works of art and cultural phenomena. + - - - - - - - - - -
Knowledge
M_W001 Knowledge of basic concepts related to cultural studies and aesthetics. + - - - - - - - - - -
M_W002 Knowledge of history of European art and culture. + - - - - - - - - - -
Module content
Lectures:
Culture and Art

The objective of the course is to present the major trends of European culture and art in the historic perspective, from the ancient Greek and Roman periods, through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and modernism, till the most recent postmodern times. The aim is also to develop the students’ skills of creative and analytic thinking, alongside their artistic sensitivity. The course will consist of lectures, presentations, seminars, accompanied by practical workshops, including visits to Cracow museums and art galleries.

The curriculum of the course contains the following issues:

(1) Introduction to Cultural Studies.
(2) Philosophical Foundations of Culture.
(3) Basics of Aesthetics.
(4) Various Concepts of Art throughout Centuries.
(5) Brief History of European Culture and Art (Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome; Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque; Romanticism, Modernism, Avangarde; Posmodernism
(6) Work of Art in the Epoch of Mass Reproduction
(7) Culture, Art, and History as Envisaged in Museums.
(8) Discussion on Major Fields of Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Dance and Ballet, Theatre, Literature.

Student workload (ECTS credits balance)
Student activity form Student workload
Summary student workload 108 h
Module ECTS credits 4 ECTS
Contact hours 10 h
Preparation for classes 20 h
Examination or Final test 2 h
Realization of independently performed tasks 36 h
Participation in lectures 30 h
Participation in fieldworks 10 h
Additional information
Method of calculating the final grade:

75% – exam
25% – active participation in post-lecture debates

Prerequisites and additional requirements:

No prerequisites

Recommended literature and teaching resources:

E. H. Gombrich, The Story of Art, Phaidon Press Limited, London 1996.
Umberto Eco, History of Beauty, Rizzoli International Publications, 2004.
Władysław Tatarkiewicz, A History of Six Ideas: An Essay in Aesthetics, Kluwer Academic Pub., 1980.
Roman Ingarden, Selected Papers in Aesthetics, Műnchen, Wien 1985.
Bettina Carbonell, Museum Studies in Context: An Anthology, Blackwell Publishing, 2004.
S. Krzysztofowicz-Kozakowska, P. Krasny…, Art of Poland, Wyd. Kluszczyński 2006.
Jan. K. Ostrowski, Cracow, Kraków – Warszawa 1992.

Scientific publications of module course instructors related to the topic of the module:

History as philosophy teaching by examples: a study in Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory, Slov’âns’kij Vìsnik : zbìrnik naukovih prac’ / Rìvnens’kij deržavnij gumanìtarnij unìversitet, Rìvnens’kij ìnstitut slov’ânoznavstva, Kiïvs’kogo slavìstičnogo unìversitetu. Serìâ ”Ìstoričnì ta polìtičnì nauki”. — 2013 vip. 16, s. 26–30.

The creative potential of humor, [in:] A.-T.Tymieniecka (ed.), Phenomenology of space and time, the forces of the cosmos and the ontopoietic genesis of life: Springer 2014.

Hundertwasser’s concept of nature as the outermost skin of man [in:] I.S.Fiut (ed.), Ideał nauki i wartości w filozofii XIX–XXI wieku [The concepts of science and values in philosophy 19th–21st centuries], Kraków 2004.

Additional information:

None