Material Culture Studies

NAME:

Material Culture Studies

MAX NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:

30 of which max 10 outside of Oulu

DISCIPLINE(S):

Historical Archaeology

SCOPE:

3 op

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION:

English

CONTENTS:

Material culture studies encompasses a vast range of scholars who are often trained in separate disciplines.  Scholars in disciplines such as archaeology, history, cultural anthropology, and museum studies can creatively use material culture to extend their traditional research data, developing richer scholarship as well as more compelling popular narratives.

MODE OF DELIVERY:

The course begins with an  introduction followed by three sessions focused on case studies and a concluding session examining the relationships between the case studies and outlining the interdisciplinary theories and methods on which this scholarship is based.

RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING:

Will be given in the course.

ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA:

Active participation.

TEACHER:

Professor Paul Mullins (Indiana U.-Purdue U., Indianapolis)

PERSON RESPONSIBLE:

Timo Ylimaunu, Docent, University Lecturer, Archeology (for further information - email firstname.lastname@oulu.fi)

Last updated: 8.4.2016