Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3660277
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 4,5
Department: Teaching English As A Foreign Language
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr SCOTT BOYD
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

This course explores the major 20th century art movements of Europe and the cultural contexts within which they existed. Some of the movements to be discussed include Dadaism, Surrealism, the Bauhaus School, Performance Art, Conceptual Art, and Neo-Expressionism. In addition, philosophical and critical schools such as feminism, existentialism, and the Frankfurt School will be considered as well as stylistic trends and developments in European cinema. Selected examples of visual arts, films, and literary works will be discussed in conjunction with contextually related political, economic, social, and philosophical occurrences.