|Course Name||Code||Semester||T+U Hours||Credit||ECTS|
|Popular Culture and Cultural Studies||CUL 503||0||3 + 0||3||6|
|Recommended Optional Courses|
|Course Coordinator||Doç.Dr. NESRİN AKINCI ÇÖTOK|
|Course Category||Field Proper Education|
Comprehending the theories of popular culture, which has become the dominant culture of modern urban life, within a historical framework. Analysing how this culture has been globalised because mainly of the economic interests of the culture industry, and later on localized in general, and also in Turkey in particular. Interpreting its lifestyle by the help of cultural text analysis. Connecting popular culture to cultural studies discipline through related fields (such as art, politics, identity cultures and so on) in the social sphere.
Comprising history of popular culture, theories of popular culture, urbanization and social change, cultural policies, history of Turkish cultural policies, history of Turkish popular culture.
|#||Course Learning Outcomes||Teaching Methods||Assessment Methods|
|1||Understanding the popular culture as the dominant culture of modern urban life within a historical framework||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study,||Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,|
|2||Understanding the relationships between politics, economics and popular culture||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study,||Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,|
|3||Understanding the relationships between identity cultures and popular culture||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study,||Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,|
|4||Comprehending local and global features of popular culture||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study,||Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,|
|5||Understanding and analysing the main characteristics of Turkish popular culture||Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study,||Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,|
|Week||Course Topics||Preliminary Preparation|
|1||Presentation of the course and expectations|
|2||Differentiation of the notions of popular culture and folklore|
|3||Differentiation of the notions of culture, ideology, and discourse|
|4||History of popular culture and first definitions|
|5||Theories of society and popular culture|
|6||Frankfurt School, Marxist approach and popular culture|
|7||Culturalism school, Birmingham Center, Stuart Hall|
|8||Semiology, structuralism, cultural texts|
|9||“Cultural taste” perspectives|
|10||History of Turkish popular culture and analysing perspectives|
|11||Media of popular culture: Music, cinema, TV, literature, comic magazines and so on|
|12||Global and local examplary cultural texts and possible analyses|
John Fiske, Popüler Kültürü Anlamak, Parşömen, 2012.
Gianfranco Poggi, Modern Devletin Gelişimi, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları, 2008.
Orhan Tekelioğlu, Pop Yazılar. Varoştan Merkeze Yürüyen “Halk Zevki”, Telos, 2006.
Herbert J. Jans, Popüler Kültür ve Yüksek Kültür, YKY, 2005.
Meltem Ahıska, Radyonun Sihirli Kapısı, Metis 2005.
John Storey, Popüler Kültür Çalışmaları. Kuram ve Metodlar, Babil, 2000.
|Order||Program Outcomes||Level of Contribution|
|1||To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the discipline of Cultural Studies.||X|
|2||To have ability to study interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary and to adopt theory, method and practices used in the other areas to discipline of Cultural Studies.||X|
|3||To gain ability to make data collection, consulting literature and analyzing which form scientific knowledge in the relevant discipline.||X|
|4||To gain adequacy to make critical evaluation and synthesis;||X|
|5||To have behavior and ethical sensitivity in conformity with academic life.||X|
|6||To be open minded for renewal and new ideas and to obtain ability to suggest new ideas.||X|
|7||To be experienced to contribute to Cultural Studies in the institutional and methodological context by scientific studies.||X|
|8||To share his/her academic studies with academia via national and international conferences.||X|
|9||To make a scientific research in the area of Cultural Studies based on an asserted thesis with gaining the habit of acquisition of research and project.||X|
|Semester Studies||Contribution Rate|
|1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama)||50|
|1. Proje / Tasarım||10|
|1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya||50|
|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||2||32|
|Project / Design||1||10||10|
|Total Workload / 25 (Hours)||6.32|