Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Cinema and Society SOS 551 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi YAŞAR SUVEREN
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi YAŞAR SUVEREN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective

In this course, what the films are trying to explain in the social context, the relationship of the film contents to the present social problems and sociological theories will be examined and evaluated. It is also aimed to try to understand how effective the cinema is in a wider social context than we are aware of it

Course Content

It is one of the main topics to analyze the narrative structure of films and to understand the influence of cinematic genres on making meaning. The main types of criticism will be addressed in order to gain the ability to analyze the meaning of filmin and criticize it in the sociological context, taking into account many dimensions in the formation of a film. In the process of interaction and interaction between cinema and society, the basic approaches to film criticism will be referred to the types of semiotic, psychoanalytic, feminist sociological and ideological criticism.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Describe the relationship between sociology and cinema Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Explores the sociological elements within the cinema Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 Learns that a movie will be read like a text Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Describe the relationship between sociology and cinema Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 Evaluates film types and functions from a sociological point of view Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 Can recognize the relationship between cinema and ideology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Can evaluate films through some social scientific concepts such as culture, identity, faith and etc. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
8 Analyze a film using the methods of social sciences Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is the relationship between sociology and cinema? Be able to read the film in a text format
2 What is the relationship between sociology and cinema? Be able to read the film in a text format
3 What is the relationship between sociology and cinema? Be able to read the film in a text format
4 Movie genres and the function of art
5 World cinema and different approaches
6 The theory of culture industry : Popular culture and ideology of entertainment
7 Cinema and art on the axis of modernism, postmodernism and the power
8 Case fiction and narration in cinema as a sociological phenomenon
9 Sociological intersection of the relationship between culture, identity and faith and cinema
10 A film: Monitoring and theoretical discussion
11 A film: Monitoring and theoretical discussion
12 A film: Monitoring and theoretical discussion
13 A film: Monitoring and theoretical discussion
14 A film: Monitoring and theoretical discussion
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Bülent Diken & C.Bagge Laustesen: Filmlerle Sosyoloji, Metis Yayınları, İstanbul, 2012

Seçil Büker, Sinemada Anlam Yaratma, Hayalperest Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2012.

Seçil Büker, Kim Korkar Hain Hitchcock'tan, Öteki Yayınevi, İstanbul, 2000.

Kurtuluş Kayalı, Yönetmenler Çerçevesinde Türk Sineması, Tezkire Yayınları, Ankara, 2015.

Kurtuluş Kayalı, Metin Erksan Sinemasını Okumayı Denemek, Tezkire Yayınları, Ankara, 2015.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To be able to perceive and evaluate social matters at national and universal level X
2 To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level X
3 To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology X
4 To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism X
5 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions X
6 To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology X
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 80
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 6 96
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 146
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.84
dersAKTSKredisi 6