DIG Linking Cultures 

What design can do

Six universities - American University of Beirut, American University in Cairo, Berlin University of the Arts, École Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Marrakech, Haute École d’Art et de Design, Geneva and Zurich University of the Arts - are organizing a joint project under the title "Linking Cultures" with the theme of what design can do – society, culture, economy, education, gender or environment.
Nummer und TypBDE-BDE-T-WP-X-4040.21F.001 / Moduldurchführung
ModulWahlpflichtmodul Theorie 4. Semester 
VeranstalterDepartement Design
LeitungAnna-Brigitte Schlittler
ZeitMo 1. März 2021 bis Mo 7. Juni 2021 / 15–17 Uhr
Anzahl Teilnehmende6 - 14
ECTS2 Credits
VoraussetzungenFür DDE-Bachelor-Studierende:

The Seminar will be held in English.
LehrformVirtual Lecture Series
Seminar (autonomous teamwork; periodical exchange of the teams in plenum presentations)
Lecturers from the different schools provide their input as a stimulus for the work of the student teams.
ZielgruppenBachelor Wahlpflichtseminar für Studierende im 4. Semester
Lernziele / Kompetenzen
  • Stimulate inter-cultural collaboration
  • Reflection and discussion of the tasks and the future of design
  • Development of creative solutions, theoretical and practical
InhalteMixed teams from the different schools choose one or more of the above mentioned topics - society, culture, economy, education, gender or environment -, analyze and reflect on the subject, presenting their theses at the end.

The form of the results is defined by the individual teams: it can be a book, a magazine, a film, a posterseries, a comic, a podcast etc. In the final presentation, the individual teams introduce their thoughts, their proposal and a documentation of the work process.
Bibliographie / LiteraturTexts will be announced at the beginning of the seminar.
Leistungsnachweis / Testatanforderung80% Anwesenheit
TermineMontags vom 1. März bis 7. Juni 2021
Kein Seminar an folgenden Terminen:
5./26. April 2021
24. Mai 2021
Bewertungsformbestanden / nicht bestanden
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