Modern Culture: 4 Cities: Urbanism and Architecture
This course explores the cultural history of urbanism and architecture and the way in which they manifest in film, art, and literature.
We will address themes such as:
- Reading architecture and urban plans
- Experiencing the city through filmic methodologies
- Speculative cities
- Caring cities
- Gender and architecture
- Just CITIES
- Mobility and infrastructure
- Cities of visibility
- Domesticity – The Urban Home
The course is taught by Associate Professor Kristin Veel and involves guest lectures by experts in the field.
Students at the University of Copenhagen can follow this course as part of the “Kandidattilvalg i Urban Kultur” ( https://hum.ku.dk/uddannelser/aktuelle_studieordninger/moderne_kultur/urban_kultur_katv/) which also includes Henrik Reeh’s course on Urban Cultural and Cultural Theory”. It is offered in English as part of the European MA “4 CITIES” (www.4cities.eu). Lectures as well as seminars mixes international and KU-students and provides Danish-speaking students with an opportunity to practice academic English in the classroom.
Exam can be in English or in Danish.
Modern Culture and 4 cities
The course is composed of a lecture (Thursday) and the class is subsequently divided into two seminar groups (Friday) every week. The seminar provide time for student presentations that, in turn, generate material for the written exam to be handed in at the end of the semester.
See the semester shelf at the department library: Institutbiblioteket for IKK, trappe 16, 2. sal. For more information please contact Kristin Veel, email@example.com
- 15 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- All aids allowed
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
Criteria for exam assessment
- Course number
- 15 ECTS
- Programme level
- Full Degree Master
Full Degree Master choice
- Study board of Arts and Cultural Studies
- Department of Arts and Cultural Studies
- Faculty of Humanities
- Kristin Eva Albrechtsen Haahr Veel (8-6d746b75766b7078426a776f306d7730666d)
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