Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9203035872016Postmodern Approaches and CinemaElective116
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The elaboration of theories and discussions of postmodernity through cinema
Name of Lecturer(s)
Dr. Öğretim Üyesi Aslı Favaro
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to conceive the representations of modernity and postmodernity through cinematographic space and time.
2To be able to conceive the significations of utopian, dystopian and imaginary spaces in postmodern cinema.
3Ability to comprehend the expressions of modern and postmodern architecture, cityscapes and urban texture in cinema.
4To be able to explain the role of film rhythm in the creation of meaning.
5
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The expressions of modern and postmodern space and time in cinema, Relations of memory and space and time in postmodern cinema, The ideologial and historical dimensions of fantasy spaces, Creation of meaning through film rhythm and editing, Space and time in the digital culture - virtual places, Compression of space and time, The concepts of pastiche and heterotopia in cinema, The role of nostalgia in the relations of space and time.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0Introduction to the concepts of modernity and postmodernity
1Post-art
2The concepts of modern and postmodern space and time: compression of space and time
3Digital culture and virtual spaces: fragmented reality
4Utopia and dystopia in postmodern cinema
5The relationship between editing and fragmented reality in postmodern cinema
6Film rhythm and editing in modern postmodern cinema
7Midterm
8Causality in postmodern cinema
9The expressions of memory and nostalgia in comtemporary cinema
10Heterotopia in cinema
11Intertextuality in postmodern cinema
12Postmodern subject, fragmented narrative and multipe realities
13Simulation spaces in postmodern cinema
14Postmodern cinema and consumer culture
15Final
Recommended or Required Reading
BEST Steven – KELLNER Douglas, Postmodern Teori, çev. Mehmet Küçük, 1998, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları. BIRO Yvette, Sinemada Zaman Ritmik Tasarım; Türbülans ve Akış, çev. Anıl Ceren Altunkanat, 2011, İstanbul: Doruk Yayınları BONITZER Pascal, Kör Alan ve Dekadrajlar, çev. İzzet Yasar, 2006, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları BORDWELL, David, Narration in the Fiction Film, 1985, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press. BOULD Mark, Bilimkurgu, çev. Sinan Okan – Ertuğrul Genç, 2015, İstanbul: Kolektif Kitap. DOANE Mary Ann. The Emergence of Cinematic Time: Modernity, Contingency, the Archive, 2002, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press. ERSÜMER Oğuzhan, Bilimkurgu Sinemasında Cyberpunk, 2013, İstanbul: Altıkırkbeş Yayın. HARVEY, David, Postmodernliğin Durumu, çev. Sungur Savran, 1997, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları. HARVEY, David, Umut Mekânları, çev. Zeynep Gambetti, 2008, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları. HARVEY David, Asi Şehirler, çev. Ayşe Deniz Temiz, 2013, Üçüncü Basım, İstanbul: Metis Yayınları. MORLEY David – ROBINS Kevin, Kimlik Mekânları, çev. Emrehan Zeybekoğlu, 2011, İkinci Basım, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları. ORR John, Sinema ve Modernlik, çev. Ayşegül Bahçıvan, 1997, Ankara: Bilim ve Sanat Yayınları/Ark, OSKAY Ünsal, Popüler Kültür Açısından Çağdaş Fantazya, Bilim-Kurgu ve Korku Sineması, İstanbul: Der Yayınları. ÖZTÜRK Mehmet, Sinematografik Kentler, 2008, İstanbul: Agora Kitaplığı. Friedberg, Anne. Window Shopping: cinema and the Postmodern, 1994, Berkeley: University of California Press. RYAN Michael/KELLNER, Douglas, Politik Kamera/Çağdaş Hollywood Sinemasının İdeolojisi ve Politkası, çev. Elif Özsayar, 1997, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları. SHAW Jeffrey (ed.). Future cinema: the cinematic imaginary after film, 2003, Cambridge, Mass: MIT. TÜRKOĞLU Nurçay – ÖZTÜRK Mehmet – AYMAZ Göksel (yay.haz), Kentte Sinema Sinemada Kent, 2004, İstanbul: Yenihayat Yayıncılık. URRY John, Mekânları Tüketmek, çev. Rahmi G. Öğdül, 1999, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures14342
Case Study12224
Criticising Paper12224
Individual Study for Mid term Examination6212
Individual Study for Final Examination6212
Reading15460
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)180
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