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School of Human and Social Sciences and Cultural Heritage
LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL MEDIATION
Course unit
SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURAL PROCESSES
LE15107672, A.A. 2015/16

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2013/14

Information on the course unit
Degree course First cycle degree in
LINGUISTIC AND CULTURAL MEDIATION
IF0312, Degree course structure A.Y. 2008/09, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURAL PROCESSES
Department of reference Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge VINCENZO ROMANIA SPS/07

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
LEN1032837 SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURAL PROCESSES VINCENZO ROMANIA LE0603

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines SPS/08 Sociology of Culture and Communication 6.0

Course unit organization
Period Second semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 42 108.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/03/2016
End of activities 11/06/2016
Show course schedule 2017/18 Reg.2008 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
3 1516 01/10/2015 30/11/2016 ROMANIA VINCENZO (Presidente)
RIVA CLAUDIO (Membro Effettivo)
ALLIEVI STEFANO (Supplente)
FRISINA ANNALISA MARIA (Supplente)
TARTARI MORENA (Supplente)
2 1718 01/10/2017 30/11/2018 TARTARI MORENA (Presidente)
ALLIEVI STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
FRISINA ANNALISA MARIA (Supplente)
RIVA CLAUDIO (Supplente)
1 1617 01/10/2016 30/11/2017 TARTARI MORENA (Presidente)
ALLIEVI STEFANO (Membro Effettivo)
FRISINA ANNALISA MARIA (Supplente)
RIVA CLAUDIO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: The class will provide a general introduction to the issues of sociology and cultural sociology. It is not required any specific skill, save then some general knowledge of historical events after XIX century, on current affairs and on modern philosophy.
Target skills and knowledge: The class will provide a general introduction to the issues of sociology and sociology of cultural processes. It aims at forming students to a sociological and critical look to social phenomena, to understand the relevance of cultural phenomena in social life, to recognize, understand and respect the alterities; to know the basic techniques of sociological research.
Examination methods: Written examination.
Assessment criteria: Consistent with already mentioned objectives, most of all, the evaluation of written examinations will reward the capacity of a critique reading of social reality. It will also rewarded a substantial participation to the class works.
Course unit contents: Lessons will follow this order of topics:
Sociology as science of Change: historical origins.
Sociological classics: Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Marx.
The concept of culture for social sciences.
Culture, cultural production, social construction of reality.
Gramsci, common sense, hegemony, intellectuals.
Cultural studies: a general introduction.
Subcultures: concepts and examples.
Roles, identity, interactions: symbolic interactionism.
What is alterity.
Migrations and citizenship.
Multiculturalism and interculture.
Social research techniques: ethnography and interview.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Frontal lectures with the support of power point slides and audiovisual materials. Pssible classworks will be communicated further.
Additional notes about suggested reading: Classwork will be published at the professor's page on Academia.edu
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Sciolla Loredana, Sociologia dei Processi Culturali. Bologna: il Mulino, 2007. (OBBLIGATORIO PER TUTTI) Cerca nel catalogo
  • Romania Vincenzo, Ruoli, identità, interazioni. Napoli: Liguori, 2012. (OBBLIGATORIO SOLO PER CHI SOSTIENE L'ESAME DA 9 CFU)
  • Erving Goffman, Consolare lo sconfitto. Roma: Mimesis, 2016. (OBBLIGATORIO PER TUTTI)
  • Colombo Enzo, Le società multiculturali. Roma: Carocci, 2011. (OBBLIGATORIO PER TUTTI) Cerca nel catalogo