Programme: Undergraduate
Type: Compulsory
Curriculum: Mass Media
Semester: D

Description

In this course, the arts are discussed as forms of communication and forms of social practice. The structural and functional changes of the arts in modern societies are analyzed and emphasis is placed upon the relevant phenomena observed in postmodern (or late modern) societies.

Programme: Undergraduate
Type: Elective course
Curriculum: Mass Media
Semester: Winter

Description

The course presents and discusses the impact of globalization on the artistic creativity, and on the production, distribution and reception of artistic goods. Special emphasis is placed upon the emergence and the functions of the global multimedia conglomerates, as well as upon the global asymmetries in the cultural field.

Programme: Undergraduate
Type: Elective course
Curriculum: Mass Media
Semester: Winter

Description

Music is explored as a form of mass communication and as a type of social practice by presenting, analyzing and discussing several examples (radio, TV serial, film, music video and commercial samples).

Programme: Undergraduate
Type: Elective course
Curriculum: Mass Media
Semester: Spring

Description

The course presents and analyses the social functions of the recording industry as a system for the production, distribution and consumption of symbolic forms tightly related to the social change, the mediatization and the mediamorphosis of the artistic communication in modern societies.