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Images of Sweden - Approaches to Swedish Film and Media Culture

  • 7.5 credits

Explore moving image media in Swedish cultural and social life from the breakthrough to today.

Images of Sweden

The course explores moving image media in Swedish cultural and social life from the breakthrough of the film until today's media usage. Particular attention is given to the Swedish film and television culture in relation to international development patterns in the media field, national films as concepts, reception both from a national and international perspectives as well as different viewing frameworks.

  • Course structure

    The course is structured around case studies that highlight different research traditions and scientific approaches in Swedish movie research. The course consists of a series of lectures / seminars led by teachers at the Department of Film Studies in line with the interdisciplinary traditions of the subject and the special areas of the researchers.

    The course is on advanced level and taught in English.

    After completing the course, you should be able to:-clarify and analyze, both verbally and in writing, central concepts and theory formation regarding the courseresearch field;-be able to translate the theories and methods of the research area in an independent scientific work.

    Teaching format

    The course consists of a series of lectures / seminars and screenings in Filmhuset by Gärdet in Stockholm.

    Course part of Master's Programme

    This course is also part of the Master's Programme in Cinema Studies

    Assessment

    The course is examined through a written homework exam, an oral group exercise and a written assignment.

  • 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.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
  • Contact

    General info

    master@ims.su.se

    Student Counsellor

    studievagledare@mail.film.su.se