Search for dissertations about: "cultural forum"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words cultural forum.

  1. 1. A Post-genomic Forensic Crime Drama : CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Cultural Forum on Science

    Author : Sofia Bull; Anu Koivunen; Karen Lury; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; CSI; television studies; television history; genre; crime drama; forensic science; representation of science; post-genomic; genetic imaginary; cultural forum; structure of feeling; materiality; complexity; identity; body; kinship; affect; Cinema Studies; filmvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how the first 10 seasons of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS, 2000–) engage with discourses on science. Investigating CSI’s representation of scientific practices and knowledge, it explicitly attempts to look beyond the generic assumption that forensic crime dramas simply ‘celebrate’ science. READ MORE

  2. 2. Language learning and technology. Student activities in web-based environments

    Author : Linda Bradley; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; language learning; web-based technology; learning activites; student integration; peer reviewing; cultural exchange; language learning;

    Abstract : The impact of the web as a communicative arena, based on the use of social software, has changed conditions for communication on all levels of society; privately, at work and in education. This has opened up for multicultural communication, frequently with English as the lingua franca. READ MORE

  3. 3. Language and interaction in online asynchronous communication in university level English courses

    Author : Julie Skogs; Solveig Granath; Mats Deutschmann; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Discussion forums; asynchronous CMC; net-based learning; interaction; discourse; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : Interaction involves people communicating and reacting to each other. This process is key to the study of discourse, but it is not easy to study systematically how interaction takes place in a specific communicative event, or how it is typically performed over a series of repeated communicative events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evading Greek models : Three studies on Roman visual culture

    Author : Julia Habetzeder; Anne-Marie Leander Touati; Henrik Boman; Elaine Gazda; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Kopienkritik; Copy criticism; Emulation; Classical reception studies; Roman visual culture; Roman ideal sculpture; Neo-Attic reliefs; antikens kultur och samhällsliv; Classical Archaeology and Ancient History;

    Abstract : For a long time, Roman ideal sculptures have primarily been studied within the tradition of Kopienkritik. Owing to some of the theoretical assumptions tied to this practice, several important aspects of Roman visual culture have been neglected as the overall aim of such research has been to gain new knowledge regarding assumed Classical and Hellenistic models. READ MORE

  5. 5. Creating a new heart : Marcus Ehrenpreis on jewry and judaism

    Author : Stephen Fruitman; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Jewish culture; modernity; literature; history; universalism versus particularism; nationalism; intellectual history;

    Abstract : This dissertation represents the first attempt to take account of the entire Swedish œuvre of Marcus Ehrenpreis and view it as a single, coherent statement, recognizing the very fundamental confrontation taking place between tradi­tional and modern ways of viewing reality and its possible resolution. A reading of his work reveals that the one constant in his life in letters was the struggle to reconcile the apparent logical antithesis of universalism and particu­larism, which this dissertation sees as one with resonance for all ethnic minorities. READ MORE