Dance Scholarship Seminar B 1
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aim is to expand the abilities of students to apply their acquired history and theory knowledge in independent work on a topic range according to the course intentions.
Mode of study
Discussion, text analyses, research activity, essays.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Presumed completion of bachelor's study in Dance research or similar study or orientation in dance issues, contemporary dance events.
The course syllabus originates in the course content. This is a critique course. Students, independently, work on assigned partial tasks and write a course paper. In their work they are to demonstrate an ability to search for source material, classify it, criticize and analyse in detail and develop the results in written form. Their manner of work and conclusions are compared in mutual discussion and in a comparison of results. Part of the course content is the tudy of assigned literature and its analysis. In the Critique course attention is focused on the creation of various journalistic texts and their critique and as well the students are introduced to the development of artistic and special dance critque with the theory bases and vantage points of art critique, important figures of dance review and periodicals.
Recommended or required reading
Petrov, Oleg Aleksejevič: Russkaja baletnaja kritika konca XVIII. - pervoj poloviny XIX. veka, Moskva 1982.
Wellek, René: A history of modern criticism, I-IV, london 1970.
Šalda, F: X.: Boje o zítřek, Praha 2000.
Kopecký, Jan: O divadelní kritice, Praha 1945.
Hájek, Jiří: Teorie umělecké kritiky, Praha 1986.
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on:
completion of the course assignments or essay
participation in research activities
During the semester independent reading and the study of other relevant materials and resources, participation in events in class, joining into research activity are required. These activities create the content for the award of credit.
Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:
Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Dance Theory (Mg) (required optional subject)