Imaginary Worlds 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
373IS1 ZK 2 2T Czech winter

Subject guarantor

David KOŘÍNEK

Name of lecturer(s)

Dita MALEČKOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Review of the creation, potential and instruments of the theory relations to an artistic work.

Mode of study

Lectures combined with class discussions.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Requirements: general knowledge of European cultural history.

Course contents

A fundamental question: How is it possible that fiction can arouse deep (and real) emotion. However, is the one who experiences them, aware of their „unrealness?“

In order to be able to answer this question it is necessary to research:

1/ The modern history of the concept of imagination, its limits in regard to related concepts (imaginary, fictional: fancy and fantasy, etc.).

2/ To understand the function and operation of imagination, not only in art, but in general, to focus on the particular and i irreplacable ways of managing reality for imagination.

3/ Particularly in the current context, to investigate similarities and differences between the following concepts: real, possible, current, virtual, etc. A key issue will be visual imagination.

Recommended or required reading

The open collection of literature to be worked with will be determined at the beginning of the academic year in the creation of the workshop content.

Assessment methods and criteria

Only the capability of an original approach to the topic is judged.

Note

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Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
room 107
Room No. 1

(Lažanský palác)
MALEČKOVÁ D.
17:20–18:55
(lecture parallel1)
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 17:20–18:55 Dita MALEČKOVÁ Room No. 1
Lažanský palác
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans