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Visual culture studies 311


 
Modulekode VKK 311
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Humanities
Module-inhoud

Post/Modernities: Contemporary discourses
This module investigates Modernism and Postmodernism as the dominant aesthetic, discursive and visual paradigms of the 20th and 21st centuries. Key concepts in these discourses and counter-discourses are highlighted and explored, such as the creation of modern subjectivity, the beautiful and the sublime, the avant garde, the metaphysics of presence, originality, authorship, hermeneutics, the “language turn”, différance and the so-called “end of art”. Theorist may include: Kant, Heidegger, Derrida and Foucault.

Modulekrediete 30.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 discussion class per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department School of the Arts
Period of presentation Semester 1

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