ANTHROPOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY

ANTHROPOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY

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Code
72982
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8769 News, Media and Publishing (LM-19) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8465 Philosophical Methods (LM-78) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8772 ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICIES (LM-63) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 8772 ADMINISTRATION AND PUBLIC POLICIES (LM-63) GENOVA

6 credits during the 2nd year of 9917 HISTORICAL SCIENCES (LM-84) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
M-DEA/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (News, Media and Publishing)
semester
2° Semester
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course afford form different points of view, the notion of "community". In particular, the differences between the "classical" community of the socio-anthropological tradition and the online communities will be highlighted. The different aspects of the community, from the modalities of aggregation, to the types of bonds and the construction of borders will be examined.

The concepts of network communication and the anthropological change taking place will be analyzed.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The educational objective of the discipline is the acquisition of a theoretical and methodological instrumentation functional to the analysis of the communication rhetoric relative to the construction of the "other" and the consequent identity of the "us".

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To provide some anthropological interpretation keys to the complexity that characterizes our era.

Teaching methods

Lectures in seminar form. The first part will held by Prof. Aime, the second part fron Prof. Barba

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The program includes a series of readings useful for building a community reading path.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

S. Turkle, La conversazione necessaria, Einaudi, Torino

Z. Bauman, Voglia di comunità, Laterza, Bari

Then one book among the following:

K. Goldsmith, Perdere tempo su Internet, Einaudi, Torino, 2017

D. Miller, Cose che parlano di noi, il Mulino, Bologna, 2014

P. Artuso, M. Codogno, Scimmie digitali. Informazione e conoscenza al tempo di Internet, Armando editore, Roma, 2018

C. Tuniz, P.Tiberi Vipraio, La scimmia vestita. Dalle tribù di primati all’intelligenza artificiale, Carocci, Roma, 2018

T. H. Eriksen, Fuori controllo. Un’antropologia del cambiamento accelerato, Einaudi, Torino, 2017

R. Baronciani, Nella tana del Bianconiglio. Saggio sulla mutazione digitale, effequ, Orbetello, 2014

M. Banti, Wonderland. La cultura di massa da Walt Disney ai Pink Floyd, Laterza, Roma-Bari, 2017

D. Mazzucco, Propaganda pop. Il fascino del consenso nell’era digitale, Effequ, Orbetello, 2016

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Tuesday from10 to 12, Albergo dei Poveri

Ricevimento: Thuesday 9-12 Wednesday 9-12

Exam Board

MARCO AIME (President)

SALVATORE BRUNO BARBA

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures in seminar form. The first part will held by Prof. Aime, the second part fron Prof. Barba

LESSONS START

Beginning of second semester