Lines of Research:
- LANGUAGES, POETICS, AND TECHNOLOGIES
It deals with studies on processes and practices that make use of discursive and poetic languages on elements implied in and by the subject’s relationship with cultural, artistic, technological, and historical aesthetic issues. It considers research narratives and poetics, proposing strategies that can contribute to the construction of knowledge, starting from the interdisciplinary nature of research in the Humanities.
- SUBJECTIVATION, MEDIA, AND SENSES
It addresses investigations about contemporaneity, focusing on the role of mediatization in the construction of the subject and, consequently, on the relationship between social, technological, and subjectivation processes. It reflects on the media function and the effects of digital information and communication technologies on society. It also encompasses convergent studies on: digital media, social networks, identity processes, power relations, tensions, hybridization processes, and dialogues in the boundary and permeable fields between communication and verbal and visual languages.
The Stricto Sensu Postgraduate Program in “Languages, Media and Art” aims to qualify its students for research activity, teaching and innovation in their professional practice. The Program, at the Academic Master’s level, has the following specific objectives:(a) To confer to the student a Master’s Degree in Languages, Media and Art.(b) To emphasize the interdisciplinary vocation of the Language and Communication Center of PUC-Campinas with emphasis on contemporary issues that are shaped by the poetic, verbal and non-verbal languages and media that are present in dialogic processes of complex cultural, social and historical networks.(c) To develop researches that incite reflections that will effectively contribute to interdisciplinary analyzes on verbal and non-verbal languages, whether poetic or mediatic, in order to highlight issues that are pertinent to contemporaneity.(d) To address aspects of culture in general and mass culture in a specific way, as well as to study issues related to technologies and information and communication technologies and, therefore, to create networks of meanings for an enlarged approach to the production of practical and/or theoretical knowledge.(e) To constitute a center of production and diffusion of reflections in the field of poetic and/or verbal and non-verbal and/or mediatic languages; and theoretical-practical thinking with an emphasis on contemporary issues.(f) To qualify professionals capable of contributing to the development process of different fields of knowledge, enabling and strengthening the production and academic reflection of the region and of the country.(g) To collaborate to the instruction of qualified researchers and professors for the teaching of specific and related areas in the fields of languages, media and art, especially at the higher level of education.
For the completion (*) of the Master in Languages, Media and Art and to obtain the Master’s degree, a total of 32 credits are required, distributed as follows:
1) 02 compulsory subjects of 03 credits, making a total of 06 credits;
2) 04 elective disciplines of 03 credits, making a total of 12 credits;
3) 03 Modules of Advanced Research Seminar (ARS) – compulsory, making a total of 06 credits;
4) Approval in Qualification Exam: until the end of the third semester of the Master’s course, the student must submit his dissertation project to a Qualification Exam.
5) Dissertation: 08 credits.
(*) In order to obtain the Master’s degree, in addition to fulfilling the credits listed above the student must fully comply with the provisions of the General Regulations of Stricto Sensu Graduate Programs. The compulsory subjects are specified below:- Methodology of Interdisciplinary Research in Languages, Media and Art- Contemporary Issues: Subject, Media and Technology The minimum duration of the Master in Languages, Media and Art is 12 months and the maximum is 24 months.In this way, the progression of the course is distributed as follows:
|1st semester||2nd semester||3rd semester||4th semester|
|Compulsory (1)||Elective (1)||Elective (3)||Supervision|
|Compulsory (2)||Elective (2)||Elective (4)||–|
|ARS I||ARS II||ARS III||–|
The Master´s Degree in Languages, Media and Art – Interdisciplinary Area – was recommended by the Scientific Technical Council of Higher Education – CTC / ES of CAPES / MEC, on December 11, 2015.