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Methods of Cultural Inquiry

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
20
ECTS points
10
Level
Level 7
Module lead
John Armitage
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

The module is designed to introduce you to various methods of cultural inquiry relevant to the study of contemporary cultural politics and curation. The content of this module provides a context for you to understand the intricacy of cultural politics and contemporary curation and their methodologies. The important topics discussed in this module are the main ways in which the concept of methodology might be understood, enabling you to grasp how the technical models, approaches, understandings, and terms debated throughout the MA’s are pertinent to philosophical investigation. The content of this module focuses on techniques of cultural inquiry, namely discipline specific methodologies and branches of epistemology. By comprehending these ideas, you will be able to appreciate the tensions that researchers face in assessing the methodological needs of particular techniques, specific disciplines, the acquisition and management of data, as well as numerous conceptions of the idea of research methods.

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