Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Culture and Politics RES 611 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ŞİRİN YILMAZ
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ŞİRİN YILMAZ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective To look at the development of modernity in terms of culture. In tihis context to focus on the works of German thinker Walter Benjamin.
Course Content By focusing on the Works of Walter Benjamin, to realize a cultural critique of modern society. In this context, to analyze especially “Arcades Project” of Walter Benjamin. To discuss Benjamin’s philosophy of language, marxism, philosophy of history in relation to passages, modern public, culture industry.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Learns the basic caracterictics of modernity. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 Comprehend the impacts of modern city on the social life. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 Knows the works of Walter Benjamin Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Understands the relation of culture with power Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Learns Frankfurt School’s critique of modern society Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Modernity I
3 Modernity II
4 Language
5 Misticism
6 Marxism I
7 Marxism II
8 History
9 Progress
10 Style
11 Exception
12 Geography I
13 Geography II
14 Conclusion
Resources
Course Notes -Dellaloğlu Besim; Benjaminia: Dil, Tarih ve Coğrafya, Ayrıntı, 2012, 185 s.<br>-Dellaloğlu, Besim(derleyen); Benjamin, Say, 2013, 268 s.
Course Resources -BENJAMIN, Walter & ADORNO, Theodor; The Complete Correspondence 1928-1940, Harvard University Press, 1999.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Bin Dokuz Yüzlerin Başında Berlin’de Çocukluk, çev: Tevfik Turan, YKY, İstanbul, 2004.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Brecht’i Anlamak, çev: Haluk Barışcan, Aydın İşisağ, Metis, İstanbul, 1984.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Charles Baudelaire: A Lyric Poet in the Era of High Capitalism,Verso, London, 1985.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Correspondance (1910-1928), Aubier, 1979.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Correspondance (1929-1940), Aubier, 1979.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Çocuklar, Gençlik ve Eğitim Üzerine, çev: Mustafa Tüzel, Dost, Ankara, 2001.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Ecrits Autobiographiques, Choix Essais, 1994.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Ecrits Français, Gallimard, 1991.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Estetize Edilmiş Yaşam, derleyen ve çeviren: Ünsal Oskay, Dost, Ankara, 1982.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Fotoğrafın Kısa Tarihçesi, çev: Ali Cengizkan, YGS, İstanbul, 2001.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Images de Pensée, Christian Bourgois, 1998.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Le Concept de Critique Esthétique dans le Romantisme Allemand, Flammarion, 1986.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Parıltılar, çev: Yılmaz Öner, Belge, Istanbul, 1990.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Pasajlar, çev: Ahmet Cemal, YKY, Istanbul, 1995.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Sur le Haschich, Christian Bourgois, 1993.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; Tek Yön, çev: Tevfik Turan. YKY, Istanbul, 1999.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; The Arcades Project, Harward University Press, 2002.
-BENJAMIN, Walter; The Origin of German Tragic Drama, Verso, 1996.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To realize the process of art production by becoming accustomed to design, sketch and project bases according to the particular idea. X
2 To question the originality of the realized art Project, whithin a perspective from the past to the present X
3 To construct an intellectual experience in order to be able to evaluate an artistic fact on the basis of its historical, sociological, esthetical, psychological, philosophical and political dimensions. X
4 To relate his/her own art problematic and cultural references by the same intellectual experiences within the context of the global world. X
5 To question the time’s facts by thinking analytically and in accordance with thesis,antithesis and synthesis with a self-reliance which is to be able to refere his/her own culture. X
6 To realize cultural and artistic activities which will increase the cultural consumption. X
7 To adapt the knowledge to the creativity and design-based fields (stage, window design etc.), X
8 To organize the experience which combines the creation of artistic works, their presentation, circulation and sale X
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Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Ödev 30
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 30
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 15 15
Performance Task (Application) 1 15 15
Final examination 1 14 14
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6