Checking date: 28/01/2019

Course: 2020/2021

Representation and identity in the media
Study: Bachelor in Film, Television and Media Studies (211)

Coordinating teacher: GALAN FAJARDO, HELENA MARIA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Communication and Media Studies

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


1. Identify the main trends in contemporary representational models in television and film. 2. Capacity and development of critical thinking when dealing with the processes of creation and analysis of the various modes of representation in audiovisual landscape. 3. Ability to distinguish and study the socio- cultural processes and their impact on the audiovisual representative procedures.
Description of contents: programme
I. Identity. II. Representation. III. Different identities. IV. Case analysis
Learning activities and methodology
The course will consist of lectures and seminariales sessions. The first will present the student with the theoretical tools necessary to address the different issues raised ; the second will be devoted to the discussion and analysis of the various proposed audiovisual texts . The student will be responsible for carrying out a supervised study of theoretical and practical content of each session and deliver jobs that will be in charge within the deadlines.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Basic Bibliography
  • ANDERSON, Benedict. Comunidades imaginadas. Reflexiones sobre el origen y la difusión del nacionalismo.. México D.F.: Fondo de Cultura Económica. . 1993
  • Ardèvol, Elisenda y Muntañola, Nora (Coords.) . Representación y cultura en la sociedad contemporánea.. Barcelona: UOC.. 2004
  • IBÁÑEZ, Juan Carlos y ANANIA, Francesca (Coords.). Memoria histórica e identidad en cine y televisión.. Zamora: Comunicación Social. . 2010
  • Sontag, Susan. Sobre la fotografía. Barcelona: Edhasa.. 1981
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