TEACHING VISUAL CULTURE: Methodologies, Challenges, Perspectives

Type: 
Workshop
Audience: 
Open to the Public
Building: 
Nador u. 11
Room: 
004
Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 3:00pm
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Date: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm

Visual Studies Platform at
Central European University
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TEACHING VISUAL CULTURE:
Methodologies, Challenges, Perspectives
The Visual Studies Platform announces a methodology workshop
to investigate best practices of the teaching of
VISUAL CULTURE STUDIES
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Program structure:
February 22, 2015, Sunday, CEU, Nador 11, Room 004 (groundfloor)
15:00–18:00 Invited plenary talks.
Beumers, Birgit
(Aberystwyth University (Wales) / Film Studies), United Kingdom
Old Film Technology and the Digital Generation
Rényi, András
(ELTE University, Budapest / Theory of Art and Media), Hungary
Films for Art Historians: Jarman's Caravaggio and Greenaway's Rembrandt
Schröter, Jens
(Siegen / Media Studies), Germany
What is Visual Culture? With a Case Study on the Visuality of the State
18:00 Reception.
19:30 Film screening: Promised Land (Andrzej Wajda, 1975).
February 23, Monday, CEU, Nador 9, Popper Room (first floor)
09:00–12:30: International roundtable with 15 minutes' presentations by representatives of Visual
Studies university programs and research centers.
14:00–18:00: Sessions featuring 20 minutes' research papers / case studies addressing theoretical
and methodological issues of research/teaching relating to the following areas: visual and museum
culture over the centuries; film studies; new media.
February 24, Tuesday, CEU, Nador 9, Popper Room (first floor)
09:00–10:30: Session with research papers /case studies.
11:00–12:40: Open class, discussion of the Wajda film with workshop participants and CEU students
enrolled in the ongoing "Film on History / History on Film" course.
14:00–16:00: Session with research papers /case studies. Final discussion.
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Information: György E. Szönyi <SzonyiGy@ceu.edu>