Course: Polish Culture and Society

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Course title Polish Culture and Society
Course code KLKS/POKS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Polish
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Téra Michal, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
The lecture focuses on the following themes: Emergence and roots of the Polish culture. Medieval culture and Polish society. Early modern period Polish culture. Polish folk culture and its archaic roots. The idea of Sarmatism. Baroque. Enlightenment and the romantic period. Reflection (film as a mirror of the Polish society).

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The goal of the lecture is to familiarize the students with the main tendencies of the Polish culture that have determined the structure and the identity of the Polish nation - in both diachronic (historical development) and synchronic (20th century) approach.
The student becomes familiar with the basic historical layers of the Polish culture and their role in the formation of the Polish identity.
Prerequisites
Polish language at A2 level.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination, Home assignment evaluation

Active participation, essay, oral exam on a given topic.
Recommended literature
  • Uniwersalizm i swoistość kultury polskiej, Kłoczkowski J. (red.), 1., 2.. Lublin, 1990.
  • Z dziejów polskiego społeczeństwa i kultury. Wr.-War.-Kr.-Gd.-Ł., 1989.
  • BARTMIŃSKI, A. Encyklopedia kultury polskiej XX w. Wroclaw , 1993.
  • BRÜCKNER A. Dzieje kultury polskiej. Kraków, 1991.
  • CUDAK R., TAMBOR J. Kultura polska. Silva rerum. Katowice, 2002.
  • KORNATOWSKA M. Wodzireje i amatoly. Warszawa, 1990.
  • MICHAŁOWSKA T. Średniowiecze. Warszawa, 1996.
  • SZCZYPKA J. Kalendarz polski. Warszawa, 1984.
  • URBAŃCZYK, S. Encyklopedia wiedzy o języku polskim . Wroclaw , 1989.
  • Zebrała M. Kochanowska. Zaklety pierścień. Baśnie, podania i legendy polski. Warszawa, 1982.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Slavonic Studies of the European Union (2013) Philological sciences 3 Summer