Contemporary Issues of Culture and Creative Industries
Recognize culture as a fundamental instrument for the wealth of a city, the sustainability of citizens' quality of life and economic and social progress; Understand the various facets of culture and the creative industries, in a context of innovation, digitalization, diversification and differentiation, and the impact that this new paradigm has on society; Know the circuits of production, distribution and dissemination of cultural content; Know the main challenges of culture and the creative industries, from creation to the business model.
Dora dos Santos Silva
Weekly - 3
Total - 280
Jones, C. et al. (eds.) (2015) The Oxford Handbook of Creative Industries. Oxford: Oxford Press.
Hesmondhalgh, D. (2007). The Cultural Industries. London: Sage.
Micko, B. & Doyle, J. (eds.) (2017) Culture, Innovation and the Economy. London: Routledge.
Santos Silva, D. (2016). Cultural Journalism in a Digital Environment: New Models, Practices and Possibilities.
Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UT Austin | Portugal CoLab).
Unesco (2015). Cultural Times. The First Global Map of Cultural and Creative Industries. Unesco.
Theoretical, with presentation of examples and topics for discussion.
Final work and oral presentation(50%), Intermediate work (group)(30%), Participation in class challenges(20%)
MODULE I - KEYWORDS AND THEIR WORLDS
Evolution of the meaning of culture and the arts
The reproducibility of the work of art and the birth of the cultural industry
Everyday culture and subcultures
Emergence and characterization of cultural and creative industries
Neighboring industries: media, entertainment, content and technology
Culture and creativity in the aesthetic, cultural, social and entrepreneurial context
MODULE II - CONTEMPORARY ISSUES I
Innovate in culture?
Digital culture: convergence, collaboration, interactivity
Challenges and trends in traditional and emerging sectors
Creative classes and creative cities. Case Study
The city of Lisbon: neighborhoods, clusters and the city as a cultural object
MODULE III - CONTEMPORARY ISSUES II
Potentialities of digital formats for cultural communication
Integration of technology in the communication of equipment, projects and objects
Cultural audiences and digital engagement
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