Joint-honours information for 2017 entry

Culture Across Space and Time

Module V3049

Module details for 2017/18.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 4

Module Outline

This module examines the relationship of culture to place, difference and identity. Drawing on key theoretical debates and case studies, culture will be explored in the context of social change and crises, incorporating topics such as the impact of globalisation and transnationalism on everyday life; the impact of consumption on behaviour and life choices; the changing relations of multiculturalism, racism and marginalisation; and the representation of culture in public spaces. Throughout the module cultural issues will be deciphered through the prism of racial, ethnic, class and gender relations at local and global levels.

Module learning outcomes

Describe the concept of culture in its relevance to identity formation at a global level.

Summarise and critically evaluate key approaches from across disciplines which engage with the relationship of culture to place, difference and identity.

Selectively apply these approaches in the analysis of particular instances.

Develop a line of argument in written answers to set questions.

Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
EssayA2 Week 2 100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Spring SemesterLecture1 hour111111111111
Spring SemesterSeminar1 hour111111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Prof Russell King

Convenor, Assess convenor

Dr John Barlow

Assess convenor

Miss Caterina Mazzilli

Assess convenor

Prof Margaretta Jolly

Assess convenor

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