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Urban & Cultural Geography: Space, Society & Culture (Module)

Module description

THis module is offered subject to confirmation in March 2014.  The module may be withdrawn or may change semester.

The module considers representations of space and place in a wide range of artistic mediums including painting, photography, literature, cinema and music.

The module will familiarise students with key work on art and landscape in cultural and urban geography

The module will introduce students to some theoretical texts on modernism/postmodernism and to link these aesthetic concepts to debates in geography

The module will develop the students’ understanding of various –isms, genres and modes of representing space and place

The module will reflect critically on how identity categories such as class, gender, race and sexuality inform cultural aesthetics and landscapes

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Not applicable

Module assessment - more information

2 pieces of coursework

Key information

Module code 5SSG2056

Credit level 5

Assessment coursework

Credit value 15

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module Yes