Methodological Aspects in Cultural Studies (Graduate)

This course offers an overview of methodological possibilities in Cultural Studies, looking at the implications of methodology for theory and the shaping of research objects in/through specific approaches. The course addresses varied methodological tools of data gathering, analysis, and interpretation, including textual analysis as well as qualitative research following social agents and cultural experiences. We discuss political and ethical questions related to the researcher’s position in the field, subjectivity, and reflexivity, and methodological approaches typical of different fields. The course includes reading as well as in empirical research experience.


2nd semester