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ANTHROPOLOGY OF CULTURAL HERITAGE

CODE 98608
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8453 CONSERVAZIONE DEI BENI CULTURALI (L-1) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR M-DEA/01
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The first part of the course provides the basic elements of cultural anthropology. In the second part, some aspects relating to artistic processes will be explored, from an anthropological point of view. Different concepts of "art" and "cultural heritage" and examples of "translation" of objects and events produced in different societies will be examined. The third part will deal with the theme of music, in particular pop music and its relationship with society.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course intends in the first part to provide some basic elements of anthropology also useful for the acquisition of 24 credits for the TIF. In the second part we will focus on the reading that the discipline gives the concept of cultural heritage in Western culture and on the visions that other companies may have of their heritage, analyzing different forms of expression in a comparative key.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    It is hoped that at the end of the course students will be able to face issues related to art with a new and comparative perspective.

    PREREQUISITES

    None

    TEACHING METHODS

    Lessons will be held face to face or online according to the provisions relating to the covid The online lessons will be held through Teams in the Anthropology of Cultural Heritage Team ACCESS CODE: 5dwm5jl

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Readings will be provided, useful for understanding the different conceptions of art and the processes that lead to the creation of an artistic object in different cultures.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Engelke, Pensare come un antropologo, Einaudi, Torino

    More one text between: 

     

    S. Price, I primitivin raditi, Einaudi, Torino

    J.L. Amselle, Il museo in scena, Meltemi, Milano.

    A.M. Banti, Wonderland. La cultura di massa da Walt Disney ai Pink Floyd, Laterza, Roma-Bari

    S. Zenni, Che razza di musica, jazz, blues, spoul e le trappole del colore, EDT, Torino

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    MARCO AIME (President)

    SALVATORE BRUNO BARBA

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    february 16th 2022

     

    code for Teams

     

     

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exams Online mode to be provided if the covid emergency continues

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The result will be proportional to the ability developed by the student to elaborate with critical spirit the basic concepts of anthropological analysis, his ability to connect these concepts with the surrounding reality and to draw an articulated reading.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    09/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    11/05/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    24/05/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    14/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    28/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    06/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    13/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Further informations will be posted on aulaweb