Being a border: Performing the transnational

Noit Banai
Art Sciences and Art Education, Art History
2020S, scientific seminar (SEW), 4.0 ECTS, 2.0 semester hours, course number S03289

Description

What does it mean to “be a border” and how can this condition help us consider diverse trans-nationalisms in modernity and contemporaneity? This seminar explores practices, histories, theories, and discourses in which borders and trans-nationalisms are created, performed, negotiated, transgressed, maintained, and re-imagined. What is the relationship between the constitution of borders and the nation state and how can we think through the possibilities of various trans-nationalisms via diverse performative iterations of “being a border” ?  Approaching these questions via discussions of artworks, seminal texts, and exhibition visits, we will bring to the fore the tensions between dominant and minoritarian artistic practices, art historical paradigms, and modes of subjectivization and their negotiation at specific historical moments.

Readings will be interdisciplinary and include texts from gender studies, postcolonial and migration studies, political science, philosophy, litterature, geography, and other disciplines. Syllabus will be shared on first day of class.

LOCATION: OK PV - SR 6

 

Examination Modalities

All registered students should attend the first class session.

For successful completion of the course:

- regular attendance via Zoom meetings

- participation in class discussions, field trips, and associated events/ lectures.

- reading presentation / discussion

- 3 critical analyses papers

Comments

The course is taught in English as a Zoom Meeting for the duration of the Summer Semester, 2020

HERE IS THE LINK, MEETING ID, AND PASSWORD FOR THE REST OF THE SEMESTER:

https://zoom.us/j/126274926?pwd=aW1XcVRSU3E1aXJJRnpNMTFoZ25xUT09

 

Key Words

kunstgeschichte, border thinking, borders, nationalism, transnationalism, performativity

Dates

10 March 2020, 14:30–17:30 Seminar Room 6
21 April 2020, 14:30–17:30, "DISTANCE LEARNING - ZOOM MEETING"
28 April 2020, 14:30–17:30, "DISTANCE LEARNING - ZOOM MEETING"
05 May 2020, 14:30–17:30 , "DISTANCE LEARNING - ZOOM MEETING"
12 May 2020, 14:30–17:30 , "DISTANCE LEARNING - ZOOM MEETING"
19 May 2020, 14:30–17:30 , "DISTANCE LEARNING - ZOOM MEETING"

Course Enrolment

Via online registration

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Art Education: subject kkp (Bachelor): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: IT: Bachelorseminar Wissenschaftliche Praxis 067/003.85

Art Education: subject kkp (Bachelor): Weitere Schwerpunkte: Diversity, Gender und Queer Studies 067/030.05

Art Education: subject kkp (Master): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: Lehrveranstaltung nach Wahl aus wissenschaftlicher Praxis, SE 067/003.80

Art Education: subject kkp (Enhancements study): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: FOR: Seminar aus dem Bereich Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften 067/003.25

Art Education: subject kkp (Enhancements study): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: FOR: Lehrveranstaltungen nach Wahl aus Wissenschaftliche Praxis 067/003.80

Art Education: subject tex (Master): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: Lehrveranstaltung nach Wahl aus wissenschaftlicher Praxis, SE 071/003.80

Art Education: subject dae (Master): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: Lehrveranstaltung nach Wahl aus wissenschaftlicher Praxis, SE 072/003.80

Art Education: subject dex (Bachelor): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: FOR: Lehrveranstaltungen nach Wahl aus Wissenschaftliche Praxis 074/003.80

Art Education: subject dex (Bachelor): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: IT: Bachelorseminar Wissenschaftliche Praxis 074/003.85

Art Education: subject dex (Bachelor): Weitere Schwerpunkte: Diversity, Gender und Queer Studies 074/030.05

Art Education: subject dex (Master): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: Lehrveranstaltung nach Wahl aus wissenschaftlicher Praxis, SE 074/003.80

Art Education: subject dex (Enhancements study): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: FOR: Seminar aus dem Bereich Kunst- und Kulturwissenschaften 074/003.25

Art Education: subject dex (Enhancements study): Wissenschaftliche Praxis: FOR: Lehrveranstaltungen nach Wahl aus Wissenschaftliche Praxis 074/003.80

TransArts - Transdisciplinary Arts (Bachelor): Theoretical foundations: Theoretical foundations 180/003.01

Media Arts: Specialisation in Transmedia Arts (1. Section): Wissenschaftlich theoretische und historische Grundlagen: Kunstgeschichte 566/108.12

Media Arts: Specialisation in Transmedia Arts (2. Section): Wissenschaft, Theorie und Geschichte : Genderstudies 566/208.07

Media Arts: Specialisation in Transmedia Arts (2. Section): Wissenschaft, Theorie und Geschichte : Kunstgeschichte 566/208.12

Media Arts: Specialisation in Digital Arts (1. Section): Wissenschaftlich theoretische und historische Grundlagen: Kunstgeschichte 567/108.12

Media Arts: Specialisation in Digital Arts (2. Section): Wissenschaft, Theorie, Geschichte: Genderstudies 567/208.07

Media Arts: Specialisation in Digital Arts (2. Section): Wissenschaft, Theorie, Geschichte: Kunstgeschichte 567/208.12

Industrial Design (1. Section): Art and Cultural Studies - Basics: Art History 580/104.08

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Co-registration: possible

Attending individual courses: possible