Pro-thesis Seminar (CULT 590)

2020 Spring
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Cultural Studies(CULT)
0
5.00
Cenk Özbay -ozbay@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Doctoral, Master
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Formal lecture,One-to-one tutorial
Discussion based learning
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CONTENT

Pro-Thesis Seminar provides a non-credit framework for the continuous monitoring and collegial discussion of MA students' thesis research and writing, which they are expected to accomplish under the supervision of a Faculty member from the relevant field.

OBJECTIVE

To introduce students to the field of Cultural Studies and to faculty members within the program who might serve as thesis advisers.

LEARNING OUTCOME

Demonstrate an understanding of the different approaches, concepts, and theoretical legacies in the interdisciplinary field of Cultural Studies.
Identify interconnections of knowledge within and across the disciplines of sociology, anthropology, literature, visual studies, philosophy, and psychology.
Demonstrate an understanding of the multiple methodologies used in cultural analysis; in particular, ethnographic fieldwork, participant-observation, interviewing, oral history, focus group discussions, textual criticism, and visual analysis
Cultivate a critical approach to the study of culture, articulating the relations between culture, power, and history; exploring cultural diversity and socio-cultural change at the local, national and global level; and exploring the corresponding demands for rights and social justice.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Other 100