ANTHROPOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY

ANTHROPOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY

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Code
72982
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
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 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
1° 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. 

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

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

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

M. Aime, Comunità, il Mulino, Bologna

Più un testo a scelta tra:

 S. Turkle, La conversazione necessaria, Einaudi, Torino

Z. Bauman, Voglia di comunità, Laterza, Bari

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Tuesday from10 to 12, Albergo dei Poveri

Exam Board

MARCO AIME (President)

MASSIMILIANO CABELLA

SALVATORE BRUNO BARBA

MARIA ELENA BUSLACCHI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures in seminar form. 

LESSONS START

September 17th

EXAMS

Exam description

Written examen with open questions

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
16/06/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
14/07/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
08/09/2020 09:00 GENOVA Scritto