115-0325/02 – History of Culture (DEJK)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of ManagementCredits3
Subject guarantorMgr. Olga MajerechováSubject version guarantorMgr. Olga Majerechová
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2009/2010Year of cancellation2012/2013
Intended for the facultiesEKFIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
MAJ0011 Mgr. Olga Majerechová
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 2+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The graduate: • knows the specialized terminology and is able to use it, • understands the time and local determination of important cultural centres, • distinguishes characteristic signs and marks of art, • can use information from scientific resources, • compares artwork according to various criteria, • is able to work with pictorial material, • can nominate and locate significant art and museum collections, • considers artwork and contribution of significant personalities, • understands relations between the stage of society and art.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Summary

The content of the subject summarizes cultural historical connections of the origin and development of architecture, fine and applied art from primeval times till the present. The main goal is to teach to perceive the continuity of art development with the development of social life and the thinking of society, to introduce fundamental characters of the particular periods and their pieces, which essentially influenced the development of European and even worldwide cultural events. The main emphasis is placed especially on Czech art and cultural trends. The subject supports forming the graduate’s profile for promoting cultural values. The subject has an cross-disciplinary character, the overlaps apply especially to aesthetics, literature, history, philosophy etc.

Compulsory literature:

SMITH, Bonnie G., Van De MIEROOP, Marc, Richard von GLAHN and Kris LANE. Sources of Crossroads and Cultures, Volume I: To 1450: A History of the World's Peoples. London: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012. ISBN 978-0312559854. SMITH, Bonnie G., Van De MIEROOP, Marc, Richard von GLAHN and Kris LANE. Crossroads and Cultures, Volume II: Since 1300: A History of the World's Peoples. London: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2012. ISBN 978-0312442149.

Recommended literature:

COFFIN, Judith, STACEY, Robert, Joshua COLE and Carol SYMES. Western Civilizations: Their History & Their Culture. 17th ed. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2011. ISBN 978-0393934816.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

personal consultation The course is concluded by an oral examination. Passing the exam demonstrates mastery of industry and partly interdisciplinary knowledge and skills in studying the history of culture.

E-learning

Další požadavky na studenta

General cultural and historical overview, the ability to search information sources.

Prerequisities

Subject has no prerequisities.

Co-requisities

Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Introduction to the study - Basic concepts and definitions - Breakdown by type of art, development - The relationship between culture and civilization, society and individuals - Basic expressions of cultural level of society 2. The oldest forms of artistic expression - Prehistoric art in Europe - The art of Mesopotamia, ancient Egypt, India, China, ... in terms of application in today's tourism - The art of ancient Greece and Rome - The art of Christian antiquity 3. Romanesque and Gothic Art - Character styles, historical sources of, - Periodization, the most important monuments in Europe, - Representatives of the main directions. 4. Renaissance and Baroque Art - Of historical sources - Basic characteristics - Representatives of the main directions - Periodization, the most important monuments in Europe 5. Rococo, Classicism and Empire - Of historical sources - Basic characteristics - Representatives of the main directions - Year of periodization, the most important monuments in Europe 6. Culture 19th and 20 century - Of historical sources - Romanticism, art nouveau - Realism, impressionism, symbolism, functionalism, cubism - The most important monuments in Europe 7. Culture of the late 20th century - Changes in cultural life after the 2nd World War - New trends in art - The current state of cultural heritage in our country 8. The issue of conservation - Laws on the protection of cultural monuments - National list of cultural monuments - UNESCO and World Heritage List - Reconstruction and use of historical buildings 9. Our folk art - The main ingredients of folk creativity - Main ethnographic area - Open-air museums of folk architecture and ethnographic museum 10. The role of cultural heritage in tourism - Selected regions, urban conservation, conservation areas, monuments - The role and importance of technical monuments - Marketing of the cultural monuments in the current market conditions 11. Analysis of selected cultural monuments - Museum, gallery, castle, historic park, factory, production area - Preparation of development strategy

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2009/2010 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100 (100) 51
        Oral exam Oral examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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