Studies in Visual and Material Culture
15 credits cr.
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The course aims to provide knowledge in response to society’s growing need for theoretical competence in the fields of visual and material culture studies. The course is intended for students with a background in a wide range of subjects in the fields of the humanities, social sciences and natural sciences as well as for professionals working in the visual field who wish to advance their theoretical skills. The course provides an introduction to a range of theoretical perspectives and methods for the study of visual and material expressions in a broad sense and the ways in which such expressions produce and communicate knowledge, norms, values and identities in different social and cultural contexts. Analytical tools for the study of visualizations of material culture, their production and consumption are discussed with examples from fields such as anthropology, art, design, fashion, film, media communication and popular culture. The course is taught in English.
Examiner and Course coordinator: Anna Laine, firstname.lastname@example.org
ScheduleThe 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 registration ST2023
Registration is open May 8 – May 27 at https://student.ladok.se
If you do not already have an active student account, you must first activate it via https://aktivera.su.se
Please note that registration is mandatory. If you have not registered by May 27th, you will lose your place.
If you have questions regarding registration, contact email@example.com
Further information regarding the course can be found on the course site at https://athena.su.se which you will get access to after registration. Please note that it could take up to 24 hours from registration until you can access the course web.
Questions about course content should be directed to course coordinator Anna Laine, firstname.lastname@example.org
Study counsellor: email@example.com
Student affairs office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course coordinator: Anna Laine, email@example.com
Directors of studies: Anna Götlind, firstname.lastname@example.org