Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Theory of Image and Representation

Code

711011048

Academic unit

Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Department

Ciências da Comunicação

Credits

6

Teacher in charge

Maria Teresa Cruz

Weekly hours

4

Teaching language

Portuguese

Objectives

Prerequisites

None.

Subject matter

Bibliography

MANOVITCH, Lev, The Language of New Media, Cap. 1 (pp. 18-61); Cap. 4 (pp.176-211); Cap. 6 (286-335), Cambridge, Mass.,MIT Press, 2000
LAVAUD, Laurent, L image. Textes Choisies et présentés, Introd. (pp.11-46) ; Cap I (pp. 49-74); Cap. V (pp. 181-237) Paris, Flammarion, 1999.
BENJAMIN, Walter, «A obra de arte na era da sua reprodutibilidade técnica», in Sobre arte, técnica, linguagem e política, Lisboa, Relógio d’Água, 1992, pp. 71-113
CRARY, Jonathan, Techniques of the observer. On vision and modernity in the Nineteenth Century, Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 1990
MITCHELL, W. J., Iconology. Image, Text, Ideology, Chicago, London, The University of Chicago Press, 1986.

Teaching method

Oral presentation of the main contents (70%)
Interpretation and discussion of the main bibliographical references of the course
Analysis of examples in the area of visual culture (30%)

Evaluation method

A mandatory written test.

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