Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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MUSI2183 S2. / PCS S3. Theories and Methods of Popular Culture Studies 3–5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Pathway in Popular Culture Studies
Master's Degree Pathway in Popular Culture Studies
School of History, Cultural Research and Art Studies

General description

Time and Place: Period II,
- Lectures on Thursdays 10-12, starting on 3.11.2016 in lecture room Hovi V105 (Sirkkala campus) (in addition: Tuesday 15.11. 10-12)
- Seminars on Fridays 12-14 starting on 11.11.2016 in lecture room Salonki V108 (Sirkkala campus) (in addition: Friday 18.11. 14-16; two seminars in one day)

Learning outcomes: The student is familiar with a selection of the most widely used methods and most influential theories and research directions in popular culture studies.

Contents: The module comprises an overview of some of the most influential theories and methods in popular culture studies. Approaches discussed might include close reading and critical analysis, ethnography, audiovisual analysis, discourse analysis, methods of historical research and other qualitative methods. Theoretical background is covered in readings discussed in weekly seminar meetings and exercises on topics relevant to thesis topics.

Participation in classroom (lectures & seminar discussion), additional readings on the Moodle platform, written exercises and discussion.

Responsible Teacher: John Richardson
Course coordinator: Anna-Elena Pääkkölä


Registration via email to anna-elena.paakkola@utu.fi. Indicate in the email whether you are taking the course for 3 ECTS or 5 ECTS.

Teachers responsible

John Richardson
Anna-Elena Pääkkölä

Homepage URL


3-Nov-2016 – 9-Dec-2016
Lectures 14 h
Autumn 2016
Thu 3-Nov-2016 - 8-Dec-2016 weekly at 10.15-12.00, Hovi V105
15-Nov-2016 at 10.15 –12.00 , Hovi V105
Seminar 12 h
Autumn 2016
Fri 11-Nov-2016 - 9-Dec-2016 weekly at 12.15-14.00, Salonki V108
18-Nov-2016 at 14.00 –16.00 , Salonki V108, two seminars on Fri Nov 18


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Further information

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