Guest Lectures 8

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
307EGL8 credit 1 12 lecture hours (45 min) of instruction per semester, 16 to 21 hours of self-study English summer

Subject guarantor

Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Hynek ALT, Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ


This is a series of lectures by guest theorists, artists and educators on the topics of contemporary art and new technologies. The lectures are intended for FAMU students, students of other universities and the public. They are held in English or are interpreted into English. The aim of the course is to introduce students to topics not covered in the regular curriculum and especially to the views of prominent figures in the field. A list of invited guests and a schedule of lectures is published at the beginning of each semester.

The course is organized in cooperation between CAS and KF, is open to the whole AMU, is conducted in English, if the guest speaks Czech the lecture is interpreted into English.

The course concept fills a gap between other FAMU courses and focuses on mapping current events in the visual arts. Each semester features 12 lecturers, consisting of active visual artists, curators, gallerists, theorists, and art historians. The course uses its own flexibility, and each semester's cycles are designed around current topics, important events, and are based on an analysis of audience feedbacks as part of the conclusion of the course.

Learning outcomes

The student is able to reflect on and compare with his/her own work the creative approaches of prominent personalities in the field. The student is familiar with the rules of public professional presentation and discussion.

Prerequisites and other requirements



Literature is provided to the audience for each lecture separately on the basis of communication with individual lecturers.

Evaluation methods and criteria

In order to receive credit for Guest Lectures, all students must (1) meet the attendance requirement - a maximum of 2 absences per semester are tolerated; (2) submit a written course evaluation: a minimum of 1 page (1800 characters): indicate which of this semester's lectures were important, relevant, or interesting to you, which were not, and why, or suggest which guests (by type and name) you would welcome in future semesters.



Schedule for winter semester 2023/2024:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2023/2024:

room 107
Room No. 1

(Lažanský palác)
(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 19:00–20:35 Hynek ALT Room No. 1
Lažanský palác
lecture parallel1

The subject is a part of the following study plans