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CODE 108275
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SPS/08
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • SAVONA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

This course introduces the methods of visual sociology. Visual sociology purports to study visual images as cultural products. The goal of the second part is to study visual output: its production, consumption and meaning in society.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To develop a critical knowledge on the place of images in contemporary societies

To develop an introductory knowledge on filmic and visual methods applied to social theory and research.

TEACHING METHODS

The course opts for a teaching method focused on participation, direct experience, knowledge co-production. The course will use films and images produced by the Laboratory for Visual Sociology

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The course will explore possibilitues and the transformation involved by visual methodology in social description and interpretation in the following fields:

- Visual theories

-migrations

- social movements and solidarity practices

- youth cultures

- jail and emprisonment

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

- Frisina A. (Ed), 2016, Metodi Visuali di ricerca sociale, Bologna, IL Mulino. 

- Queirolo Palmas L, Stagi L. ( a cura di), Fare sociologia visuale, Trento, Professional dreamers; (free download: http://www.professionaldreamers.net/?p=3500)

- Rahola F., 2008, Il grado zero delle immagini, Unicopli (also online access)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

LESSONS

LESSONS START

second semester

Class schedule

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile all'indirizzo EasyAcademy.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

- For students attending classes: Discussion on a) a text elaborated by students; b) assigned books and articles

- oral exam on books and articles for students non attending classes  

ASSESSMENT METHODS

For students attending classes: the course will assess the students ability to articulate sociological knowledge with micro research experience in different fields

For all students: the course will assess the students ability to  apply visual theory and methods in the analysis of different social phenomena