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TH978 - Culture in Development

  • Module code: TH978
  • Module name: Culture in Development
  • Department: School of Theatre & Performance Studies and Cultural & Media Policy Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

◾To introduce students to the cultural dimensions of International Development ◾To assess the significance of diverse ‘cultural turns’ as they have emerged within the broader history of International Development ◾To introduce and critically assess the dominant concepts, theories and arguments on the role of culture, arts and creative enterprise in International Development. ◾To map and analyze the key global institutions at work in the relevant domains of International Development

Principal learning outcomes

◾To understand the cultural dimensions of International Development within a broad historical framework ◾To possess a theoretical overview of the global discourses of International Development as they relate to questions of culture, art and creative enterprise ◾To use the conceptual tools required to understand policy and strategy documents ◾To analyse, evaluate and present the key arguments and strategic claims of individual and institutional actors in the field of International Development ◾To assess critically the potential of culture, the arts and creative enterprise as resources for International Development

Timetabled teaching activities

Seminars, Lectures and tutorials.

Departmental link

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/theatre_s/cp/currentstudents/aed/cid/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: TH978-30)
A1 (Assessed work only) Group work Presentations 20%
  4000 word written assignment 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • Postgraduate Taught Arts, Enterprise and Development (W4PQ) - Year 2
Optional Core

N/A

Optional

N/A