Objectives and Content
Course leaders: Morten William Knudsen
Culture is an equivocal term, which is why it is important to look at different approaches to the study of culture. Particular emphasis will be placed on the role of the media as producer, transformer and reproducer of culture. Contents: The course deals with the following main areas: 1. The social anthropological perspective on culture 2. The sociological perspective on culture 3. Humanities/culture studies 4. Cultural analysis
The course is intended to give students a basic understanding of the culture that surrounds us. Such an understanding is crucial in order to be able to communicate effectively.