Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
801003182019UTOPIAN AND DYSTOPIAN NARRATIVES IN CINEMAElective364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The elaboration of the concepts of utopia, dystopia, utopian and dystopian through art.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Aslı Favaro
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to define the concept of utopia and dystopia
2To be able to conceive the characteristics of utopian and dystopian narratives
3Ability to comprehend the relations of anti-utopia and critical utopia
4Ability to conceive utopian and dystopian elements through historical development
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
The definition of utopia and dystopia Elaboration of utopian and dystopian narratives in the context of modernity and postmodernity Utopian and dystopian elements in various art forms Discussions on dystopia and utopia through techno-culture
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction, general information on the course methodology and recommendation of sources
2The definitons of utopia and dystopia
3Utopia and dystopia from Renaissance to modernity
4Renaissance
5The concept of modernity and utopia
6Modern narratives and utopia/dystopia
7Modern art and utopia/dystopia
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9Definition models and literary strategies
10The concept of “mass” and utopia
11Utopia and ideology
12Alienation strategy
13Primitivism and the return to nature
14Postmodern era and dystopia
15Digital culture and dystopia
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
BUCK-MORSS, Susan, Rüya Âlemi ve Felaket, 2004, Çev. Tuncay Birkan, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları. KUMAR, Krishan, Modern Zamanlarda Ütopya ve Karşıütopya, Çev. Ali Galip, 2006, İstanbul: Kalkedon Yayıncılık. ZAMYATİN, Yevgeni, Biz, Çev. Füsun Tülek, 2018, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları. ORWELL, George, 1984, Çev. Celal Üster, 2000, İstanbul: Can Yayınları. LEGUIN, Ursula K., Mülksüzler, Çev. Levent Mollamustafaoğlu, 2017, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları. BOOKER, M. Keith, The Dystopian Impulse in Modern Literature, 1994: London: Greenwood Press. JAMESON, Fredric, Ütopya Denen Arzu, Çev. Ferit Burak Aydar, 2009, Metis Yayınları: İstanbul.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Case Study12224
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Reading12336
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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