The Arts History for Dance Professions 2

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107DUT2 ZK 1 2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 4 to 9 hours of self-study Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The course main aim is a systematic introduction of HAMU with intersections between culture and art.

Mode of study

Lectures supplemented by screenings of artistic works and documentaries about art and culture.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Completion with credit of History of Art 1.

Course contents

hThe course's main aim is an introduction to the intersections of culture and art. This course is designed as a 4 semester course divided into the following main blocks:

  1. Ancient civilization.
  2. Arts and culture in the European tradions from the antique to the 19th century.
  3. Culture and art in the 20th century and at present.
  4. Extra-European cutures

Individual topics are lectured by experts and specialists at various departments and institutes at Charles University and the Czech Republic Academy of Sciences. On occassion other professors from schools outside of Prague and Slovakia may lecture.

Recommended or required reading

The recommended study literature is assigned by the individual lecturers during the lecture cycle. Fundamental literature for all topics is located in the HAMU Library handbook and is intended for attendant study.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam: grades are awarded based on a point assessment of the written test.



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