Master's Thesis (CULT 599)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Cultural Studies(CULT)
0
35.00
Hülya Adak -hadak@sabanciuniv.edu, Ayşecan Terzioğlu -aysecan@sabanciuniv.edu, Sibel Irzık -sibeli@sabanciuniv.edu, Cenk Özbay -ozbay@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Doctoral, Master
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One-to-one tutorial
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CONTENT

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 over the second year of their course-work.

OBJECTIVE

To guide a student in the writing of an MA thesis, demonstrating original research, in the field of Cultural Studies.

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.
*Be able to conduct original research and develop sound analysis of phenomena in the realm of cultural production, consumption, and representation; develop and present advanced oral and written evaluations of one's research and arguments.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Other 100