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New Media Studies - Beyond Screen Representation

  • 7.5 credits

Challenge the notion of what Cinema Studies really is.

Course on Advanced level taught in English. A course for you who are in within master's Programme in Cinema Studies or simply have an interest in the course subject should you have 90 credits in a main historical-philosophical area, including an independent project of at least 15 credits.

  • Course structure

    The course offers critical and analytical tools for the study of moving images in today's changing media landscape. vocabulary and new critical perspectives. Within the framework of the course, analytical tools, developed in recent years, which have been crucial in researching contemporary media culture, are discussed. Particular attention is paid to media platforms and infrastructures, digital formats, new media and environmental impacts, the globalized network society and the cultural significance of media configurations that are neither imaginative nor entertaining.

    Teaching format

    The teaching consists of: lectures and seminars as well as screenings of films and other media material. Mandatory attendance of at least 80% is required. Teaching is in English.

    Assessment

    The course is examined through a written assignment and a written home exam.

    Examiner

    Doron Galili

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Contact

    General info

    master@ims.su.se

    Student Counsellor

    studievagledare@mail.film.su.se