SOC 276 Sub-Cultures: Lifestyles, Literature, Music
CEA Partner Institution: Anglo-American University
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
Primary Subject Area: Sociology
Other Subject Area: Cultural Studies
Instruction in: English
Course Code: SOC 276
Course Details: Level 200
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 42
Additional Fee: $35.00
Additional Fee Description:* An additional course fee of approximately CZK 800 is charged to cover expenses associated with this course. Amount in USD is estimated and is subject to change based on exchange rate.
Elective in the AAU Humanities programs. Provides critical insights into graffiti, street-art, counter-culture, underground, punk, hipsters, psychedelia, alter-globalization movement, etc. Multidisciplinary perspectives of cultural, literary, and media studies are explored. Seminal readings on subcultures are used to discuss the practices of "alternative" urban lives in postindustrial society and certain trends of artistic production. Focus is on political interpretation of youth subversion and disclosures of power mechanisms. Visuals and field trips to graffiti and other subcultural sites are a part of this course.
*Please note: This course is predominantly taken by CEA students.