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Film and Critical Culture II - AAA500429
Anglický název: Film and Critical Culture II
Zajišťuje: Ústav anglofonních literatur a kultur (21-UALK)
Fakulta: Filozofická fakulta
Platnost: od 2013
Semestr: letní
Body: 0
E-Kredity: 5
Způsob provedení zkoušky: letní s.:
Rozsah, examinace: letní s.:0/2, Z [HT]
Počet míst: neurčen / neurčen (neurčen)
Minimální obsazenost: neomezen
4EU+: ne
Virtuální mobilita / počet míst pro virtuální mobilitu: ne
Stav předmětu: nevyučován
Jazyk výuky: angličtina
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Způsob výuky: prezenční
Je zajišťováno předmětem: AAALE007A
Garant: Louis Armand, Ph.D.
Záměnnost : AAALE007A
Rozvrh   Nástěnka   
Anotace - angličtina
Poslední úprava: Mgr. Helena Znojemská, Ph.D. (29.06.2012)

for this course will be in the form of a short seminar paper (2000-2500 words), as well as participation in class
Poslední úprava: UAAZNOJE (02.02.2009)


Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964)

Gore Vidal, The Decline and Fall of the American Empire (Berkeley: Odonion, 1992)

Kenneth Rexroth, An Autobiographical Novel (New York: New Direction, 1970)

Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, trans. George Lawrence (New York: Doubleday, 1968)

Norman Mailer, The Presidential Papers (New York: Panther, 1977)

Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream (London: Granada, 1981)

Michael Herr, Dispatches (New York: Picador, 1977)

Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore, War and Peace in the Global Village (San Francisco: Hardwired, 1997)


Niel Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business (New York: Penguin, 1986)

Peter Hayes, Lyuba Zarsky & Walden Bello, American Lake: Nuclear Peril in the Pacific (Ringwood: Penguin, 1986)

Jean Claude Carriere, The Secret Language of Film (New York: Random House, 1994)

Jürgen Müller, ed. Movies of the 70s (Köln: Taschen, 2003)

David Bordwell, Narration in the Fiction Film (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985)

Friedrich Kittler, Literature, Media, Information Systems, ed. John Johnston (Amsterdam: OPA, 1997)

Vilém Flusser, Towards a Philosophy of Photography, trans. Anthony Mathews (London: Reaktion Books, 2000)

Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith (New York: Zone Books, 1995 [1967])

Jean Baudrillard, Simulacra and Simulation, trans. Paul Foss, Paul Patton and Philip Beitchman (New York: Semiotext(e), 1983 [1981])

Slavoj Žižek, The Sublime Object of Ideology (London: Verso, 1989)

Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri, Empire (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2000)

Jean-François Lyotard, The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge, trans. Geoff Bennington and Brian Massumi (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984)

McKenzie Wark, Virtual Geography: Living with Global Media Events (Bloomington: Indian University Press, 1994)

Henri Lefebvre, Introduction to Modernity, trans. John Moore (London: Verso, 1994)

Francis Fukuyama, The End of History and the Last Man (London: Hamish Hamilton, 1992)

Gianni Vattimo, The End of Modernity: Nihilism and Hermeneutics in Post-modern Culture, trans. Jon Snyder (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988)

Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau, Slavoj Žižek, Contingency, Hegemony, Universality (London: Verso, 2000)

Metody výuky
Poslední úprava: UAAZNOJE (02.02.2009)


Poslední úprava: UAAZNOJE (02.02.2009)

Week 1 Introduction

Week 2 mass media & the birth of "the public" (McLuhan)

Week 3 from expansionism to empire (Gore Vidal)

Week 4 Libertarianism & the failure of democracy (Rexroth)

Week 5 from Havana Harbor to Pearl Harbor: disinformation

Week 6 realestate & intellectual property (Chinatown)

Week 7 the McCarthy Era (Good Luck and Goodnight)

Week 8 Kennedy: Home of Conspiracies (JFK)

Week 9 poets, hippies and home-grown terrorism (Guerrilla)

Week 10 network news as "white knight" (The Network)

Week 11 Watergate (All the President's Men)

Week 12 Fear and Loathing (the Corporation)

Week 13 Arcadia Burning (An Inconvenient Truth)

Week 14 Conclusion

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