Jak vypadaji ukoly studentu magisterskeho oboru Politologie na Cambridge

Napadlo me, ze aspirujici studenty podobnych magisterskych oboru by mohlo zajimat, co presne se probira v prednaskach a seminarich. Nejjednodussi metodou, jak tohle zjistit, je najit si sylabus danych predmetu. Link k nasemu programu je zde. Mezi predmety, ktere jsem si vybral, je napriklad Politicka ekonomie (Global Transitions). Sylabus tohoto predmetu pak zahrnuje akademicke publikace jako: Kirshner,…

Promoce a finish

Uz strasne dlouho jsem nic nenapsal a dost se za to stydim. Uplne to totiz podkopava ten puvodni smysl tohoto blogu, tj. vykreslit zajemcum o studium v USA co nejpresnejsi obrazek toho, jak to probiha. No ale rozhodl jsem se, ze si prodlouzim domenu a polepsim se. Budu se ted snazit popisovat zivot po odgraduovani!…

Michael Renov: Towards a Poetics of Documentary

  Source: www.liveforfilm.com This piece is concerned with what Renov considers the “four fundamental tendencies of documentary;” these are the tendencies to: record, reveal or preserve; persuade or promote; analyze or interrogate; and express. The first element revolves around visual appeals and representation. As such, it replicates the real and creates “a second-order reality cut to…

Ella Shohat and Robert Stam: Stereotype, Realism, and the Struggle over Representation

Source: www.antiracistresistance.wordpress.com In their piece, Shohat and Stam expose how marginalized communities are underrepresented in all sorts of media outlets, coining the term for the approach “multicultural media studies.” Performing the analysis across borders, cultural communities and identities, the authors utilize this “cultural syncretism” to propose a new analytical framework. From the beginning, it is…