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Lusophone Cultures

Code 10975
Year 3
Semester S1
ECTS Credits 6
Workload OT(15H)/TP(45H)
Scientific area Cultura
Entry requirements It doesn´t have.
Mode of delivery Face to face.
Work placements Not applicable.
Learning outcomes This course main aim is to give students a wide view of the cultural identities of Portuguese-speaking countries.
At the end of their training, students should be able to: understand the influence of Portuguese culture in the world; identify both similarities and singularities on the various Lusophone cultures; gather and handle operational concepts, tools and research processes crucial to the development of an academic work.
Syllabus A brief description of the teacher, the goals set, the program, the basic bibliography and evaluation system.
1. The Concepts of Culture, Lusophone, Lusography and Lusotropicalism.
2. From the formation of the Maritime Empire to the Community of Portuguese Language Countries: a synthetic view.
3. Study of the cultural identities of Portuguese Language Countries (Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and Timor). Idiosyncrasies and main names deepening in what concerns literature, painting, music, and cinema.
4. Macau and Lusophone.
5. Emigrant communities of Portuguese-speaking.
6. Globalization and Lusophone Cultures.
Main Bibliography ALBUQUERQUE, Luís (dir.), Portugal no Mundo, Lisboa, Publicações Alfa, 1989, 6 vols. CRISTÓVÃO, Fernando (dir. e coord.), Dicionário Temático da Lusofonia, Lisboa [etc], Texto Editores, 2005. FERRONHA, António Luís (coord.), Atlas da Língua Portuguesa na História e no Mundo, Lisboa, IN-CM, d.l. 1992. HOLANDA, Sérgio Buarque de (dir.), História Geral da Civilização Brasileira, 7ª ed., Rio de Janeiro, Bertrand, 1989-1993, 2 vols. LUSOTOPIE, Géopolitiques des Mondes Lusophones, Paris, L’Harmattan, 1994. LUSOTOPIE, Lusotropicalisme. Idéologies Coloniales et Identités Nationales dans les Mondes Lusophones, Paris, Éditions Karthala, 1997. PEREIRA, António dos Santos, Portugal Descoberto, Covilhã, UBI, 2008, 2 vols. SENA, Jorge de, Estudos de Cultura e Literatura Brasileira, Lisboa, Ed. 70, 1988. VIEIRA, Cristina Costa, LUÍS, Alexandre Costa, NZAU, Domingos Ndele, MANSO, Henrique e LUÍS, Carla Sofia (coord.), Portugal-África. Mitos e Realidades Vivenciais e Artísticas, Covilhã, UBI, 2012.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Theoretical-practical classes. Reading and commenting on specialized texts for each of the programmatic points. Individual written work: 70%. Written group work: 20%. Interest holding: 10%. Attendance: 3/4 of the classes. Minimum grade for access to the exam period: 6 points. Examination weight in the final grade: 100%. Special Assessment (TE): In accordance with current legislation.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2020-01-16

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