OUR NEW WEBSITE

The MA programme in British Cultural Studies launched its new official website in May 2020, which you can access here. This page will soon be taken down.

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Current Schedule

BRITISH CULTURAL STUDIES 2019 – 2020

1st SEMESTER

1st YEAR

 

MONDAY

16 – 18 Perspective (Dr. Sorana Corneanu, BCS)

18 – 20 Etica si integritate academica (Prof. Bogdan Stefanescu, Twain)

TUESDAY

16 – 18 Istoria ideilor (Prof. Mihaela Irimia, BCS)

WEDNESDAY

16 – 18  Constructii Identitare (Prof. Bogdan Stefanescu, BCS)

18 – 20 Identitati culturale britanice (Dr. James Brown, BCS)

THURSTDAY

14 – 16  Caracterul britanic in arte (Prof. Daniela Brown, BCS)

16 – 18 Recartografieri (Prof. Irina Pana, BCS)

18 – 20 Antropologie culturala (Prof. Ioana Zirra, BCS)

 

2nd YEAR

MONDAY

14 – 16 Postcolonialism si postcomunism (Prof. Bogdan Ștefănescu, BCS)

16 – 18 Perspective (Dr. Sorana Corneanu, BCS)

18 – 20 Comunicare in afaceri (Daria Protopopescu, S5)

TUESDAY

14 – 16 Perspective (Prof. Mihaela Irimia, BCS)

16 – 18 Valori si institutii religioase  (Dr. Ioana Gogeanu, Catedra)

THURSTDAY

18 – 20 Discurs si sfera publica (Prof. Irina Pana, S4)

FRIDAY

18 – 20 Cultura pop (Dr. Mihaela Precup, BCS)

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Orientation and Introduction Seminar

Dear all,

You are kindly invited to the Orientation and Induction Seminar of the British Cultural Studies MA Programme on Wednesday, 2 October at 16:00 h at the British Cultural Studies Centre, 7-13 Pitar Moș St. (1st floor).

Note that attendance is mandatory for this event. Essential information and advice will be provided to the students regarding the scope and requirements of the courses, as well as the inner regulations of the programme.

We are looking forward to seeing you all on Wednesday.

The MSCB Executive Board

Orientation and Induction seminar POSTER

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Admission exam grades 22 July 2019

Nr. crt. NUME ȘI PRENUME  NOTE
1. Ariton I. Sidonia 9.70
2. Barbu B. Andreea 10
3. Bourontzi P. Eirini Dimitra 9.90
4. Chiriță D.V. George Gabriel 9.90
5. Diaconu C. Marina 9.60
6. Frățilă D. Denise-Andreea 9.70
7. Gal M. Anastasia 9.80
8. Marusac V. Floriana-Mădălina 10
9. May R.A. Caterina 10
10. Panțiru M. Ramona-Mihaela 9.60
11. Popa L.G. Roxana-Gabriela 9.80
12. Ștefan I. Marian-Valentin 9.90
13. Tudor G. Andreea-Ruxandra 9.80
14. Voinic F. Andreea-Monica 10

Congratulations!

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Schedule BCS Admissions – July 2019

Apologies for the late hour!

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Admissions Board:

Chairman:      Prof. dr. Bogdan Ștefănescu

Members:       Prof. emeritus Monica Bottez
Conf. dr. Sorana Corneanu

Secretary:        Asist. drd. Alexandra Bacalu

The interviews will take place at the British Cultural Studies Center ( Pitar Moș street, no. 7-13, floor 1). All candidates, with the exception of the first two, are asked to come thirty minutes earlier than their appointed timeslot.

Please remember to bring the CV, picture, letter of intent, recomandation letter(s) if you have not brought them already.

Good luck!

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Admissions 2019-2021

Application period: July 10-18

Schedule: 9:00-14:00 Monday to Friday, 9:00-12:00 Saturday and Sunday

Read all about the (3-step) application and admissions process HERE

During the application period, the British Cultural Studies Centre will be closed. Candidates must submit their application at the Office of Admissions (Edgar Quinet St. 5-7.

During this period, the secretary of the BCSC will be at the Office of Admissions, which means that you can  submit your CV/letter of application/letter(s) of recommendation/ photo(s) together with your application.

In exceptional circumstances, you may bring your CV/letter of application/letter(s) of recommendation/photo(s) to the BCSC on the date of the interview.

If you would like us to send you the exam/interview bibliography in PDF format, please send us an e-mail at bcsunibuc@gmail.com

The interview will take place on the 22nd of July starting with 10:00 at the BCS Center (Pitar Moș 7-13, first floor ).

Bibliography:

1. Appadurai, Arjun, Modernity at Large. Cultural Dimensions of Globalization, Mineapolis: University of Minesota Press, (©1996), 2000. (pp.66-85).

2. Bauman, Zygmunt, Liquid Modernity, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2001. (pp.168-172).

3. Burke, Peter. Varieties of Cultural History. Cambridge & Oxford: Polity Press, 2003. (pp. 1-22, 162-182, 183-212).

4. Gabardi, Wayne, Negotiating Postmodernism. Minneapolis/London: University of Minnesota Press, 2001 (pp. 3-40, 144-147).

5. Mulhern, Francis, Culture/Metaculture, London: Routledge, 2000 (pp. 157-169).

6. Leerssen, Joep. “Imagology: History and method.” Imagology: The cultural construction and literary representation of national characters. Ed. Manfred Beller and Joep Leerssen. Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi. 2007. (pp. 17-32).

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British Cultural Studies M.A. Presentation

The M.A. programme in British Cultural Studies is hosted by the British Cultural Studies Centre at the University of Bucharest and was founded under the auspices of the British Council and of the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

What is it?

  • An interdisciplinary & internationally recognised M.A. degree programme.
  • Taught exclusively in English by both Romanian and British specialists
  • The teaching team includes philologists, political scientists, historians, sociologists, media specialists.

What does it do?

The programme explores British cultural trends, contexts and genealogies regarding such topics as:

  • Cultural Identity and Cultural Memory
  • Britishness and Multiculturalism in Institutions & the Arts / Media
  • Adaptation Studies
  • Cultural & Intellectual History
  • Cultural Anthropology and Imagology
  • British Media and Pop Culture
  • Business Communication
  • A Comparative Perspective on (Post)Colonialism
  • Urban Studies

Why should one pick this programme?

The programme has a successful history of training students for education & research, as well as for other occupational opportunities such as

  • media analysis, production and communication,
  • public relations,
  • cultural management and cultural diplomacy.

Our graduates boast successful careers both locally and abroad as academics and educators, doctoral candidates and researchers, division or project managers for cultural and educational organizations, journalists and editors.

 How does one get in?

  • The programme is open to EU & international candidates
  • Admission by interview
  • Preconditions include a B.A. in any social and human sciences and at least an upper intermediate level of English.
    Typically, our students hold prior university degrees in language and literature studies, history, political science, public administration, art history, psychology.
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Current Schedule

BRITISH CULTURAL STUDIES 2018 – 2019

2ND SEMESTER

1st YEAR

MONDAY

16-18 Istoria ideilor (Prof. Mihaela Irimia, BCS)

18-20 Multiculturalism (Prof. Monica Bottez, BCS)

TUESDAY

16-18 Configurarea Republicii Literelor (Dr. Sorana Corneanu, BCS )

18-20 Caracterul Britanic in Arte ( Dr. Daniela Brown, S2)

WEDNESDAY

16-18 Constructii Identitare (Dr. Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru, BCS )

18-20 Identități indiene (Dr. Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru, BCS )

THURSTDAY

16-18 Recartografieri ( Prof. Mădădlina Nicolaescu, BCS)

2nd YEAR

TUESDAY

16-18 Imagologie ( Prof. Monica Bottez, 8 )

18-20 Cultura Media ( Prof. Mădălina Nicolaescu, BCS )

WEDNESDAY

16-18 Caracterul britanic in arte: Muzica ( Dr. Alina Bottez, Catedra)

18 – 20 Comunicare in afaceri ( Dr. Mariana Nicolae, TV1 )

THURSDAY

16 – 18 City Studies (Dr. Dragoș Ivana, 8)

18 – 20 Violență simbolică (  Prof. Radu Surdulescu, BCS )

 

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Current schedule

BRITISH CULTURAL STUDIES 2018 – 2019

1ST SEMESTER

1st YEAR

MONDAY

16-18 Cultural Anthropology (Prof. Radu Surdulescu, BCS)

18-20 National Identities in the British Isles: Ireland (Prof. Ioana Zirra, BCS)

TUESDAY

18-20 National Identities in the British Isles: Scotland (Dr. James Brown, BCS)

WEDNESDAY

16-18 History of Ideas – Cultural Identity (I) (Prof. Mihaela Irimia, BCS)

18-20 Ethics and Integrity ( Prof. Bogdan Ștefănescu/ Dr. Dragoș Ivana, Bogdan )

THURSTDAY

18-20 Celtic Cultural Memory ( Dr. James Brown, BCS)

FRIDAY

16-18 The Rhetorical Construction of National Identity (Prof. Bogdan Ștefănescu, BCS)

18-20 Re-mapping Cultural Space (I): Subjects of Dis-location in the Transatlantic Dialogue (Prof. Irina Pană, BCS)

2nd YEAR

MONDAY

18-20 Business Communication (I) ( Daria Protopopescu, 5)

TUESDAY

16-18 Religious Values and Institutions in British Culture (Dr. Ioana Gogeanu, BCS)

WEDNESDAY

16-18 Pop. Culture ( Dr. Mihaela Precup, TV 2 )

18 – 20 Perspectives on Modernity (I): Models of Cultural History (Prof. Mihaela Irimia, BCS)

THURSDAY

16 – 18 Perspectives on Modernity (II): Transactions of Intellectual History (Dr. Sorana Corneanu, BCS)

18 – 20 Discourse and the Public Sphere: Place and Time in Cultural Texts (Prof. Irina Pană, Shakespeare)

FRIDAY

18-20 (Post)colonialism and (Post)communism (Prof. Bogdan Ștefănescu, 2)

 

Classes will start on the 11th of October. Good luck in the new academic year!

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