Course detail

Master's State Examination Seminar 1

FaVU-CPZZ-IAcad. year: 2020/2021

The first of three seminars serving students as a support in preparing for the theoretical part of the Master's State Final Exam. The content of this seminar is based on the recommended study literature. During the semester, students work with five selected texts. They prepare a summary for each text, which then serves as a support for a critical discussion of the text during the seminar.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students will get acquainted with the selected study literature in more detail, and they will gain the basis for individual preparation for the final state examination. By writing summaries, students will strengthen the ability to paraphrase professional texts - to capture their argumentative core, to separate important from less important information. During the seminars, students will deepen their ability to critically discuss topics related to the focus of study.

Prerequisites

Good knowledge of history of modern and contemporary art; critical reading skills.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Marita STURKEN – Lisa CARTWRIGHT, Studia vizuální kultury, Praha: Portál, 2009.
Marta FILIPOVÁ – Matthew RAMPLEY (eds.), Možnosti vizuálních studií: obrazy, texty, interpretace, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, Filozofická fakulta, Seminář dějin umění, 2007.
Nicolas MIRZOEFF, Úvod do vizuální kultury, Praha: Academia, 2012.
Yve-Alain BOIS – Benjamin Buchloh – Hal FOSTER – Rosalind KRAUSSOVÁ, Umění po roce 1900, Praha: Slovart, 2007.
Anour ABDEL–MALEK – Chinua ACHEBE – Aimé CÉSAIRE – Achille MBEMBE – Edward W. SAID – Ngũgĩ WA THIONGʼO, Postkoloniální myšlení II, Praha: tranzit.cz, 2011.
Karel CÍSAŘ (ed.), Sochy v ulicích III. Stav věcí, Brno: Dům umění města Brna, 2012.
Hans Ulrich OBRIST, Stručná historie kurátorství, Kutná Hora: Galerie Středočeského kraje, 2012.
David KORECKÝ (ed.), Médium kurátor: role kurátora v současném českém umění, Praha: Agite/Fra, 2009.
Claire BISHOP, Installation Art, London: Tate Publishing, 2011.
Jakub STEJSKAL, „Umění, ideologie a estetika“, in: Pavel ZAHRÁDKA (ed.), Estetika na přelomu milénia, Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2010.
Josef FULKA, Psychoanalýza a francouzské myšlení, Praha: Herrmann & synové, 2008 (část I).
Wolfgang WELSCH, Naše postmoderní moderna, Praha: Zvon, 1994.
Rosalind KRAUSS, „Sochařství v rozšířeném poli“, in: Karel CÍSAŘ (ed.), Sochy v ulicích III. Sochy v ulicích, Brno: Dům umění města Brna, 2012, s. 130–143.
Karsten SCHUBERT, The Curator’s Egg, Londýn: Ridinghouse, 2009.
Bojana PEJIĆ (ed.), Gender check: A reader. Art and Theory in Eastern Europe. Kolín nad Rýnem: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2010.
Pavel BARŠA, Panství člověka a touha ženy: feminismus mezi psychoanalýzou a poststrukturalismem, Praha: Sociologické nakladatelství, 2002. (CS)
Helena BENDOVÁ – Matěj STRNAD (eds.), Společenské vědy a audiovize, Praha: NAMU, 2014. (CS)
Fredric JAMESON, Postmodernismus neboli Kulturní logika pozdního kapitalismu, Praha: Rybka Publishers, 2016. (CS)
Paul O’NEILL, The Culture of Curating and the Curating of Culture(s), The MIT Press, 2012. (CS)
Denis CIPORANOV –Tomáš KULKA (eds.), Co je umění? Texty angloamerické estetiky 20. století, Červený Kostelec: Mervart, 2010. (CS)
Hal FOSTER, „Co je nového na neoavantgardě?“, Sešit pro umění, teorii a příbuzné zóny, roč. 4, 2010, č. 8, s. 58–84. (CS)
Pavel ZAHRÁDKA (ed.), Estetika na přelomu milénia. Vybrané problémy současné estetiky, Brno: Barrister & Principal, 2010. (CS)
Martina PACHMANOVÁ (ed.), Neviditelná žena. Antologie současného amerického myšlení o feminismu, dějinách a vizualitě, Praha: One Woman Press, 2002. (CS)
Jean-François LYOTARD, O postmodernismu (Postmoderno vysvětlované dětem; Postmoderní situace), Praha: Filosofický ústav AVČR 1993. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

This course is based on an active learning method in which students depart from the passive role of content recipients. The role of teachers is coordinating (assigning the tasks), but of course also professional - they correct any shortcomings in summaries and lead discussions during seminars.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

In order to be awarded the credit, it is necessary to meet the following conditions: submit summaries (in the required length and quality) for all five selected texts; attend at least four seminars.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

At the beginning of the semester, students are divided into two seminar groups. In these groups, they work under the guidance of teachers with five texts from the recommended study literature for the final state examination. Each text must first be prepared by students in the form of a short abstract, which must be submitted before the date of the seminar devoted to the text. The selection of texts and dates of seminars for each group are announced at the beginning of the semester.

Aims

The aim of the course is to make students acquainted with selected texts of recommended literature for the final state examination and at the same time to develop and consolidate (via working with these texts) important competencies - the ability to paraphrase the content of a scholarly text and the ability to critically discuss its contents.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Compulsory attendance.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme VUM Master's

    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-D , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-VT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory
    branch VU-IDT , 1. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Seminar

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer