Open Seminar 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
303OS2 Z 1 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

To introduce student to the period culture context and to theoretically ensure their development.

Mode of study

Classes and discussions with guests.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Analytical skills.

Course contents

At least 10 important discussions in one semester (presuming active participation on the part of the students). The „Open Seminar“ has been around since 1994 where important persons in their fields (as opposed to the flood of the insignificants) presented various manners of effective thinking in relation to the results they achieved. Scholars, artists and other eminent persons are invited to the course because creation in all field of human endeavour are subject to the same rules.

These persons regularly take part in the course:

Writers/Poets - Petr Král, Petr Kabeš, Ivan Martin Jirous, Ivan Wernisch, Eugen Brikcius, Zbyněk Hejda, J. H. Krchovský, Stanislav Dvorský, Alena Nádvorníková, František Dryje, Andrej Stankovič;

Philosophers - Petr Rezek, Karel Kosík, Václav Bělohradský, Zdeněk Neubauer, Miroslav Petříček, Antonín Kosík, Erazim Kohák, Zdeněk Vašíček;

Politicians, Political Scientists and Civil Activists - Jiří Pehe, Petr Uhl, Jakub Polák, Petr Cibulka, Pavel Dostál, John Bok, Ivan Dejmal, Emanuel Mandler, Václav Benda, Jiří Slačálek, Václav Trojan;

Writers - Karel Pecka, Jiří Stránský, Ludvík Vaculík, Eda Kriseová, Lenka Procházková, Daniela Hodrová, Jáchym Topol, Eva Kantůrková, Pavel Kohout, Vlastimil Třešňák;

Musicians - Václav Hálek, Josef Nos, Jan Vodňanský, Jan Klusák, Vratislav Brabenec, Vladimír Merta;

Film makers - Jiří Krejčík, Saša Gedeon, Ladislav Helge, Jan Němec, Jan Švankmajer, Jan Hřebejk, Václav Mergl, Stanislav Milota, Lubor Dohnal, Jan Gogola ml., Tomáš Škrdlant, Tomáš Vorel;

Journalists - Jan Rejžek, Petruška Šustrová;

Thespians- Otomar Krejča, Ivan Vyskočil, Vlasta Chramostová, J. A . Pitínský, Ctibor Turba, Boris Hýbner, Václav Nebeský, Jiří Štercl, Jakub Špalek;

Architects - Alena Šrámková, Jan Přikryl, Zdeněk Lukeš;

Theologians and Clergymen - Anastáz Opasek, Kartol Sidon, Odillo Štampach, Jiří Reichert, Svatopluk Karásek;

Artists - Milan Knížák, Michael Rittstein, Pavel Brázda, Michal Blažek, Petr Nikl, Vladimír Kokolia, Jiří David, Adriena Šimotová, David Černý, Tomáš Vosolsobě, Karel Saudek, Zdeněk Beran;

Photographers - Jindřich Štreit, Jan Saudek;

Mathematicians - Petr Vopěnka, Jiří Nešetřil, Jiří Fiala;

Biologists - Jiří Vosátka, Jana Albrechtová, Milan Grundler, Petr Haager;

Molecular Chemists - Rudolf Zahradník;

Sinologist - Petr Švarný;

Romist - Milena Hubschmanová;

Sociologist - Fedor Gál, Zdeněk Konopásek;

Social ecologist - Bohuslav Blažek, Hana Librová;

Medical Research - Vratislav Horák;

Art Theorists - Jarmila Vacková, Josef Kroutvor, Tomáš Kulka, Jiří Cieslar, Jiří Švestka, Keiko Sei;

Translators - Anna Kareninová, Ladislav Šerý, Jaroslav Kořán;

Experimental filmmakers on the edge of classical film - Bohumil Karásek, Woody Vasulka, Martin Čihák, Michal Bielický;

Toy collector and Artist - Ivan Steiger;

Goat farmer and Cultural Festival Organizer - Stanislav Penc;

Translator and Publisher of Alchemistic writings- Vladislav Zadrobílek;

Historian - Josef Polišenský;

Duha movement representative - Jan Beránek;

Psychiatrist- Petr Zvolský.

Recommended or required reading

Sterne, Laurence. Život a názory blahorodého pana Tristrama Shandyho, SNKLU, Praha 1963, přeložil Aloys Skoumal, znovu Odeon, Praha 1971 a 1985.

Dos Passos, John. U.S.A.: USA. Dvaačtyřicátá rovnoběžka. Devatenáct set devatenáct. Haldy peněz. (A. J. Šťastný. Praha, SNKLU 1962)

Komenský, Jan Ámos. Všenáprava. Brno: Soliton, 2008.

Assessment methods and criteria

Active participation in class and discussions in credit debates, in which individual statements and course topics are addressed in a broad cultural context.

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Further information

Course may be repeated

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans