Marianne stecher is professor of danish and scandinavian studies and works in literature as well as cultural studies and historymarianne oversees the danish program at uw and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the department of scandinavian studies as well as in the european studies program. Modern culture and media is committed to the study of media in the context of the broader examination of modern cultural and social formations our curriculum proposes a distinctive subject matter, stresses comparative analysis and theoretical reflection, and highlights the integration of. Cultural and historic backgrounds to texts this course is structured chronologically around certain nostalgic themes starting out with nostalgia and modernity (modernism) and ending up in contemporary nostalgic discussions of climate change and the anthropocene.
Journal for early modern cultural studies vol 4, no 2 (2004) through current issue accessible via project muse with lsu paws account vol 4, no 2 (2004) through current issue accessible via project muse with lsu paws account. An introduction to the history, literature, and culture of scandinavia and the nordic region, from the viking age until the modern era (700s-present) includes discussion of denmark, norway, sweden, finland, iceland, faroe islands, svalbard, and greenland. However, culture, as cultural studies researcher raymond williams noted, is one of the most complex words in the english language in social sciences, sociology, anthropology and cultural studies, there is hardly a consensus regarding the meaning of the term culture and various definitions of.
Same as german, scandinavian, and dutch studies 311d students engage with a wide array of primary and secondary sources ranging from literature and films to essays, newspaper articles, and survey of the social, political, and cultural history of italy taught in english three lecture hours a. 20 the different interpretations of architectural modernism in scandinavia and italy, 1920-1970 21 scandinavia prior to wwi, scandinavian architecture can be described as one in a state of unrest various art movements had their own passionate advocates, which extended to architecture. Modernism in scandinavia and italy cultural studies essay power, discourse and post modernism are key to cultural studies due to the fact that they create and construct cultural and social realities, as well as they construct and produce the identities of the subjects within these realities. Our gender/cultural studies program examines intersecting systems of power and privilege, and the ways in which race, ethnicity, nationality, class, gender, sexuality, and sexual orientation are constructed within the united states and in international contexts. Why italian studies the role played by italian civilization in the shaping of western values, taste and world view can hardly be overstated today, italian is taught as a foreign language in universities all over the world italy is a country with many dynamic industries, particularly in the high-profile areas of.
The editors invite essay submissions in all areas of cultural studies from the late-fifteenth through the early-nineteenth centuries jemcs adheres to mla format, and submissions should be prepared accordingly please send a digital copy of the essay, the abstract, and the author information to. Ecocriticism: an essay by nasrullah mambrol on november 27, 2016 • ( 0 ) ecocriticism is the study of literature and environment from an interdisciplinary point of view where all sciences come together to analyze the environment and brainstorm possible solutions for the correction of the contemporary environmental situation. Study abroad in scandinavia ma (comparative literature, stockholm university, 1999) instructor at the department of gender studies at stockholm university (2010-2013, 2015-current) as well as the 'gender in swedish culture and society' course at the swedish program from 2008-2016.
Cultural studies italia (english) wednesday, december 16, 2009 fukuyama's theses will be reviewed in the following years by the same author, in the essay 'the great disruption' (1999) since the growing importance of the spreading of the it language in the society of communication. In my opinion, cultural studies at its best is sociological and yet, in the continuing cross-disciplinary dialogue that has characterized the field of cultural studies in the decade or so of its progress in the united states, the discipline of sociology has been notably absent. The contents of modernism in scandinavia: art, architecture and design have been arranged chronologically and built around a set of case studies which dr ashby analyses against the backdrop of societal progress and regional cultural history. Visual studies, history of science and technology, european history, modern history, cultural history, design history, and 22 more history of design, nordic history, philosophy, history, classics, material culture studies, history and memory, material culture, history of industrial design, scandinavian design, environmental humanities, history.
During her 12 years of teaching at harvard, she has taught comparative and interdisciplinary courses that have drawn upon her interests in 19th- and 20th-century british, american, and german literature, mysticism, trauma studies, and literary, film, and critical theory. The department of modern languages & cultural studies plays an integral role in promoting multilingual proficiency and intercultural understanding to prepare students for life and work as professionals in a global environment embodying diversity in languages, cultures and communities. The postmodernist endlessly debates the modernist about the western society needing to move beyond their primitiveness of ancient traditional thought and practices their concerns, for example, often include building and using weapons of mass destruction, encouraging an unlimited amount of.