Courses

A critique of the technological reason
COD Workload Description
82351-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: A critical reflection on technology as a field of historical and philosophical study; The technological thought in the Western culture and its specialized theoretical reflection; Cyberculture: its problems and thinkers.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Advanced Seminar in Image Theory
COD Workload Description
92398-03 45 The topics this course addresses are as follows: The ontology of image from its beginning to different forms ; Its perceptive, representational and aesthetic ramifications; Analysis of images based on discussions of canonic works.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Audio visual communication: Frontiers, technologies and rhetorics
COD Workload Description
62358-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: An overview of graphic communication from the 20th to the 21st centuries under aesthetic and technological points of view; Appropriations of graphic communication in audio-visual means such as cinema, television and the several digital supports; Interfaces, frontiers and interpretations between the means. Hybrid images between the graphic and audio-visual aspects; Animation and visual effects; A critical analysis of assumptions and applications of such images.
Professors Home time Lattes
ROBERTO TIETZMANN 20 years and 1 month Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Cinema and Audiovisual Space Technological Intersections, Ruptures and Convergences
COD Workload Description
9232A-03 45 This course seeks to study cinema as a producer of technological and language patterns that result in social and cultural behaviors for the development of contemporary audiovisual space. It seeks to understand cinema and audiovisual studies as broad and complex territories that function as ecosystems organized by technological, social, economic and cultural factors. It aims to foster an understanding of movies and audiovisual works as products resulting from these ecosystems and their subjectivities based on specific configurations of audiovisual aspects. It will better equip students to conduct multidimensional analyses of the phenomena of contemporary audiovisual expression, in view of the triad production-distribution-exhibition and their ramifications. Lastly, it will help students view technological transformations as determinant factors of sociocultural alterations of space and time.
Professors Home time Lattes
JOAO GUILHERME BARONE REIS E SILVA 28 years Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Cinema and the audio visual industry
COD Workload Description
62345-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Methodological and structural issues; Cinema as a basis of the audio visual industry; Structures and agents of the audio visual space; Technological and institutional frameworks, transformations and ruptures; Perspectives of contemporary audio visual practice; Cinema and technological intersections; Production, distribution and exhibition technologies; Cultural markets and practices, hegemonies, asymmetries, exclusion and outlines; Forms of operation, behavior and performance variables.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Communication Research Methodology
COD Workload Description
9231D-03 45 The topics this course addresses are as follows: The academic production in this area; Scientific research in databases; The choices, types and purposes of research; The preparation of a research project; The scientific method; An overview of the field; The development of the field of communication; Research practice; Applications of research techniques in Communications.
Professors Home time Lattes
CLAUDIA PEIXOTO DE MOURA 37 years and 1 month Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Communications and Public Opinion
COD Workload Description
92397-03 45 This course addresses the following topics: The concept of public opinion and its evolution from the pioneering thought of Plato and Aristotle, to Renaissance and historical perspectives of Hobbes (absolutism), Locke and Hume (Liberalism), Rousseau and, more recently, Wright Mills and Habermas.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Contemporary Topics in Communication and Digital Culture
COD Workload Description
9232E-04 60 The topics this course addresses are as follows: An overview of contemporary topics in communication and digital culture in their aesthetic and technological implications; It also fosters a discussion on the relationship between the media, contents and practices of communication and digital technologies; Lastly, it addresses a critical analysis of the assumptions and applications of such relationship.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Contemporary communication and digital practices: reflections and impacts on organizations
COD Workload Description
19770-01 15 Scenario of the field of communication and its mutations: technology and society. Resignifications of time, space, memory: the new flows. Platforms, algorithms and datafication. Value generation processes. Social interactions and digital capitalism: the uberization of work processes. Disinformation and communication crises. Ethical and privacy aspects.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Contemporary communication and manifestations of information in entertainment
COD Workload Description
92351-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: An overview of the transformations caused by the use of digital technologies in the everyday life and the changes in termos of information; A discussion on the impact of digital formats in poorly explored contexts for the transmission of information, as well as a combination between information and entertainment; Transforming electronic games into a contemporary and relevant means of communication.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Convergence and Media Ubiquitousness
COD Workload Description
9231B-03 45 This course seeks to revive the fundamental principles of information digitalization including a subsequent convergence of languages and medias. In addition to that, the course looks at always-on communication and its consequences for the present and future of communication.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Criticism to Technological Thinking
COD Workload Description
9232B-03 45 Since the very beginning, communications studies have been interested, if not strongly engaged, in the origins of machine technology. The course has been designed to provide insights in order to better understand this relationship. It also seeks to think up a critical and systematic reconstruction of techniques, which is an essential category in Western and planetary world, through the analytical study of the piece of work on the topic, as proposed by philosopher Martin Heidegger.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Decolonizing communicational thought
COD Workload Description
19753-03 45 Since the 1970s, postcolonial researchers have criticized the origins of modernity and the worldview-centered production of knowledge in European societies. Although the actions of restoring the stories and knowledge of indigenous, black, women silenced by the colonizers in the name of modernity are known by postcolonial and decolonial critiques, the decolonization of thought is one of the bases of black thinking, like Frantz Fanon; Abdias of the Birth; Ngugi Wa Thiong o, Lélia González among others. For purposes of context, a group of Latin American researchers focused on the study of modernity/coloniality, based on the “decolonial turn” in ways of understanding the world, as pointed out by Nelson Maldonato Torres. The decolonial project points out that one of the actions of the colonization of the Americas and the Caribbean was the creation of human and nonhuman binarisms as the basis of racial-modern discourse. Mignolo (2011) describes this colonial difference as “the dark side of Western modernity”, which consolidated the establishment of geopolitics of knowledge and the split between modernity and coloniality. Thus, coloniality established - and still establishes - Eurocentrism as a dominant epistemological line in the academic disciplines, especially in the field of Communication, which still demands decolonization of its theoretical lines to expand the current world-system. The purpose of this course is to present counterhegemonic theoretical contributions as an epistemological alternative to think about the communicational field and the perspectives already consolidated in their knowledge classifications. This consists of an epistemological effort, a political stance, and a space for exchanging ideas and research experiences, while seeking new ways of conceiving the world, knowledge, mind and gender.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Discourse Practices in Organizational Settings
COD Workload Description
92393-03 45 The topics this course intends to address are as follows: A discussion on the dimensions of discourse practices; An analysis of the place of emotion (s), affection and tenderness have in organizational discourse; An analysis of the construction / deconstruction of relationships.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
History of communication and theoretical paradigms
COD Workload Description
72390-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: History of technologies; Technological determinism; Orality and writing; Typography and the modern world; The electrical era; The Theory of the Medium; Marshall McLuhan; Harold Innis; Joshua Meyrowitz; Telecommunications technology and the Brazilian experiences; Communication culture and technology; Network theory; Information society.
Professors Home time Lattes
JACQUES ALKALAI WAINBERG 36 years and 6 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Image and Imaginary
COD Workload Description
9232D-03 45 Image, contexts and supporting structures. The topics this course addresses are as follows: Images of art, photography, design, advertising, journalism, cinema and internet as avatar of an archetypal image that ensure, configures and structures men in the world. Sociology of Image and Imaginary
Professors Home time Lattes
JULIANA TONIN 9 years and 6 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Image: narrative and aesthetics
COD Workload Description
19746-03 45 The image, especially cinematographic and their apparatus, as narrative and aesthetical processes throughout history. Theories of the image and their articulations with memory, subjectivity and affections. The aesthetical and stylistic transformations of the film narratives in the present time. The political as a problematic to broach. Analysis of films as privileged documents. Expressions and their fundamentals: discussions about works and authors.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Image: sociality and imaginary
COD Workload Description
62359-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Image, contexts and supports; Culture, Society, Imaginary and Science mediated by images; Images of art, photography, design, advertising, journalism, cinema and the internet as transformational agents of an archetypal image that guarantees, shapes and structures the human beings in the world.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Journalism in times of populism and erosion of democracy
COD Workload Description
19751-01 15 Media and politics live today within what Daniel Innerarity calls "immediate satisfaction." It is in this "contemporary acceleration," in the words of Pierre Lévy, who warned us about the risks of a "derealization of the world" about two decades ago, that we have reached the era of information personalization and algorithms. How can we thus "look more to the world and less to the mirror", as Umberto Eco urged us in our time dominated by social networks, which attribute to any citizen or citizen an unprecedented large-scale communication power? The "society of spectacle" anticipated by Debord, now elevated to the condition of the ideology of a present, continues full of dismemberment, although desirably spectacular, reveals to us that it has in the pathos its main bloodstream. The absence or secondaryisation of logos in the processes of communication and information in contemporary (western) societies therefore implies the importance of the debate about journalism and politics, the same is democracy. The discussion is old. If a century ago Dewey and Lippman had already argued about the capacity of manipulation of the press, setting the foundations of democracy and the political conscience of citizens, today the debate must imply each of us, as citizens of the present society of "self-communication of masses "(Castells). Confronted with a serious internal crisis - economic, technological and credibility - and loss of public authority, journalism fights the media space with other actors, who do not hesitate to appoint him as an adversary to be shot down. In this Manichaean view of the world the phenomena of "alternative facts" and "post-truth" flourish. Such a "way of doing things with words", which Innerarity calls political practice, is today made under the sign of disintermediation. The political personalism of the populist leaders corresponds (one) to the media increasingly hostage to the digital communicative logics, where the sharing and the engagement of the audience constitute a new news value. The conditions for the affirmation of a political-mediatic populism are thus met, which exploits, strategically and wisely, the weaknesses of journalism (reference) and evident democratic anorexia. Paradoxically, increased communication is far from producing better information and contributing to a climate of greater transparency: "hyperinformation and hypercommunication do not inject light into obscurity" (Han). In a context where it is impossible to disconnect journalism from politics and the roles Two fields must also play the role of other relevant social actors capable of influencing the media agenda, as in the case of professional sources, whether they represent companies or political interests (spin doctors). Communication, journalism, and political practice are exercised within that obsession with the instantaneousness of information Baudrillard tells us about, and whose speed According to the thought of Elias Canetti, it would lead us to the very consequences of escape and "liberation" from the real. After all, what journalism does the contemporary citizen need and what journalistic practices should be deepened and developed in today's liquid society (Bauman), where even the exercise of politics dissolves the action of citizenship?
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Languages and Communication Technology
COD Workload Description
9232C-03 45 The course Languages and Communication Technology intends to analyze the public's perception of the medias in different historical perspectives and the social transformations resulting from these changes. It seeks to describe, in view of certain typologies of analysis, the aspects that change and those that remain the same in the current scenario, both in terms of platforms and languages and what can be envisioned as trends for future perspectives.
Professors Home time Lattes
MAGDA RODRIGUES DA CUNHA 35 years and 6 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Media Discourse
COD Workload Description
92399-03 45 The topics this course addresses are as follows: Language and Discourse; Media Discourse; Production of Meaning; Production and reception; The strategies of discourse configurations; Meaning effects in media texts.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Organizational Communication
COD Workload Description
9231F-03 45 This course intends to discuss the possibilities of interpretation of the environments and organizational life. It intends to show the interfaces between communication and organizational culture. Lastly, it questions the complexity of communication in organizational environments.
Professors Home time Lattes
CLEUSA MARIA ANDRADE SCROFERNEKER 47 years and 5 months Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Posthumous Memories of the Written Press
COD Workload Description
62332-01 15 In this seminar we analyze the reasons that led to the eclipse of the written press in the new media ecosystem. The influence of the digital and the web in the production, distribution and consumption of journalistic products is analyzed, as well as a preview of what the future of journalism might be.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Scheduled Readings in Organizational Communication
COD Workload Description
19755-03 45 Contemporary trends in Organizational Communication and their interfaces with related areas. Communication and organizational culture in a critical perspective. The (de) construction of social actors in the complex scenarios of organizations.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Scientific Research Communication: academic strategies and media visibility
COD Workload Description
1976F-01 15 The visibility of scientific research is increasingly closer to the relevance of the investigations themselves. There are two axes in this process: the academic, directly linked to official assessments, and that of communication, which brings society closer to developed knowledge. With the expansion of channels and the intense sharing of data, the role of Science also depends on strategies for understanding its importance in everyday life, in all areas. The Sars-Cov-2 pandemic and contemporary informational disorder further underscored the importance of researchers' role as communicators of their activities, whether through contact with the press or the use of digital social networks. In this seminar, the objective is to discuss valid strategies for scientific dissemination, understanding how these contexts shape the dissemination of knowledge.
Professors Home time Lattes
CRISTIANE FINGER COSTA 26 years and 1 month Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar I
COD Workload Description
62330-01 15 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Topics in communication delivered by guest professors from Brazil and overseas; Elements of culture, media and technology; Aspects of communication theory and methodology; Topics in communication in companies and socio-political practices; The course will provide deeper insights into the works of relevant scholars for research in communication; Two seminars are expected to take place every semester, and the contemporary character of the topic or its uniqueness and innovativeness in the program will be used as criterion for selection.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar II
COD Workload Description
62331-01 15 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Topics in communication delivered by guest professors from Brazil and overseas; Elements of culture, media and technology; Aspects of communication theory and methodology; Topics in communication in companies and socio-political practices; The course will provide deeper insights into the works of relevant scholars for research in communication; Two seminars are expected to take place every semester, and the contemporary character of the topic or its uniqueness and innovativeness in the program will be used as criterion for selection.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar IV
COD Workload Description
62333-01 15 The topics this course addresses are as follows: Topics in communications delivered by guest professors from Brazil and overseas; Elements of culture, media and technology; Aspects of communication theory and methodology; Communications topics in companies and sociopolitical practices; Works by renowned scholars for research in communications.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar The Real Midiatico
COD Workload Description
19752-01 15 The seminar proposes to introduce concepts and theories of social phenomenology as well as socio-anthropology of the imaginary focused on communication, focusing on some central issues that the communication sciences and the humanities have in common, in which they elaborate their legitimacy and validity. If the question of individual and collective actions becomes central to the sociological unraveling of social bonding, communication in turn can be understood as the engine of these actions. Sociology as well as anthropology, because they work on the federative theme of otherness, produce discourses on the communitarian inclinations of societies and their implications in the modern world. Thus, violence and its treatment by the media, that is, the administration of violence divulged as relational object (police telejournalism, pornography, terrorism, etc.), vector of communication messages and source of knowledge, could be considered as a characteristic example of an extreme communicational act that uses fears and diverse fascinações to be implemented in the social fabric. We will also address a reflection on the status of the image and the reception of the Imaginary paradigm within contemporary cultures: what are the "servilisms" of the image, how did the symbolic imaginary shift from an unproductive qualifier to a profitable perspective? In the same vein, we will investigate the phenomenological referential whose favorite themes (communication of consciences, reality, truth, essence, appearance, etc.) can help us better understand the foundations of "communicating" as a civilizational obsession. The use of these concepts applied to the proposed perspective will enable us to analyze some aspects of a paradoxical but fruitful confrontation between the various symptoms of modern individualism (living for and for oneself) and new relational forms whose technological matrix becomes increasingly evident. Thus, Daily and Common become new operational directions in social networks and numerical media, whereby each offers its own existence for collective consumption. Therefore, the investment of this communicational architecture, perpetuated by the needs of both commercial profit and the existential exchange of information and experiences, can lead us to think of a possible relational format already indicated in the mid-twentieth century by Georges Bataille when he speculated about the impossibility of all true communication within the spectrum of the emotional community.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar V
COD Workload Description
62334-01 15 The topics this course addresses are as follows: Topics in communications delivered by guest professors from Brazil and overseas; Elements of culture, media and technology; Aspects of communication theory and methodology; Communications topics in companies and sociopolitical practices; Works by renowned scholars for research in communications.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar XIII
COD Workload Description
92302-01 15 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Topics in communication delivered by guest professors from Brazil and overseas; Elements of culture, media and technology; Aspects of communication theory and methodology; Topics in communication in companies and socio-political practices; The course will provide deeper insights into the works of relevant scholars for research in communication; Two seminars are expected to take place every semester, and the contemporary character of the topic or its uniqueness and innovativeness in the program will be used as criterion for selection.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar Xx
COD Workload Description
92314-01 15 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Topics in communication delivered by guest professors from Brazil and overseas; Elements of culture, media and technology; Aspects of communication theory and methodology; Topics in communication in companies and socio-political practices; The course will provide deeper insights into the works of relevant scholars for research in communication; Two seminars are expected to take place every semester, and the contemporary character of the topic or its uniqueness and innovativeness in the program will be used as criterion for selection.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar on Communication and Collective Emotions
COD Workload Description
92394-03 45 This seminar addresses the relationship between communication and emotion, especially on how collective humor is perceived through entertainment, political incitement and ruminations, and on the manipulation of human feelings through showbiz, sport and religion, among other similar events. It is assumed that every form of communication implies the manipulation of feelings and the awakening of some emotion. It is then, an interdisciplinary topic that has ramifications in several areas, including, but not limited to, international relations, organizational communication, advertising, journalism and functional neuroimaging. The comprehensive and solid literature review that is used will show the type of affective interaction that occurs on the internet today.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Seminar on Communication and Collective Emotions Research Seminar
COD Workload Description
92395-03 45 This course is intended to bring graduate students together in order to present and discuss the theoretical and methodological aspects of their research projects and also to provide them with insights into epistemology based on the professor's feedback.
Professors Home time Lattes
FRANCISCO RICARDO DE MACEDO RUDIGER 35 years and 1 month Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Sociology of Communication: Culture and Contemporary Behavior
COD Workload Description
9231G-03 45 The topics this course addresses are as follows: Modernity, post-modernity and hypermodernity; The Society of the Spectacle; Communication and complexity; Hyper-reality and simulation; Tribalism, individualism and being together; Virtual networks and digital culture; The scope, epistemology and sociology of communication; Imaginary, ideology, subjectivity and representation; Understanding, interpretation, communication and information; Technique, technology and narratives; Culture, entertainment and development.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Sociology of Music
COD Workload Description
19747-03 45 The discipline approaches fundamental concepts of Sociology of Music, as music genres, music scenes, musical performances, to broach musical practices and their social processes. The objective of the discipline is examine carefully theoretical questions, using empirical studies of Sociology, History, Anthropology, Cultural Studies and Communications to understand massive popular music.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Technological Narratives: Cinema, TV and video in the digital era
COD Workload Description
72387-03 45 To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Man-made forms of representation of the world in view of the invention of photography; The new figurative logic; Pinhole images, the different support for motion images and their several means of dissemination; New languages, new narrative forms, hybridizations; The different audio-visual discourses: documentary and fictional, journalistic and advertising, naïve and persuasive, artistic and ideological; Digitality and cinema, TV and video codes; The internet and its derivatives; The technological and formal transformations of the means of communication occurred in the 20th century, with emphasis on the impacts the digital technologies bring to the contemporary audio-visual narratives.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Television and other forms of communication: narratives, genres and technologies
COD Workload Description
9231A-03 45 This course intends to study the production of meaning in journalistic, fictional and entertainment contents developed throughout its hegemonic history. It is intended to explore the changes produced by the convergence of medias and the respective uses of expanded contents for other medias. It is intended to address concepts such as expanded TV, Hyper TV, Social TV and Transmedia: their narratives and temporalities. It fosters new genres, formats and video languages for social media in streaming, types and/or formats. Lastly, it intends to revisit the role of reception by looking at audience and consumption as it uses the contemporary concepts of audience, collaboration and propagation.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
The contemporary documentary and the “Levantes”: protagonists, narratives and imaginary.
COD Workload Description
19754-01 15 In a media scene strongly marked by the “narratives of oneself” (in its multiple “signatures”) there is, in recent documentary production, an apparent “detour”: films and videos that have focused on narratives that articulate collective protagonisms made by dialogues that somehow revive utopian projects, resistances and expectations of social transformation. Discussing the construction of these protagonisms, language strategies and narrative structures, as well as the imaginary that support these productions, is the aim of this course.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Theories of Communication
COD Workload Description
9231E-03 45 This course provides a synchronic analysis of the main trends in information and communication theory; it revises concepts and provides a historical contextualization of these theories. The course seeks to provide students with deeper insights into concepts that are already known to them and introduce them to contemporary theories and perspectives, including in Latin America.
Professors Home time Lattes
ANTONIO CARLOS HOHLFELDT 27 years Link
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
Theories of Journalism
COD Workload Description
9231C-03 45 This course intends to look at, analyze and reflect upon the current features of news, arising out of journalism practice, with focus on the most relevant journalism theoreticians all over the planet, especially those from Brazil, the US, Portugal and Spain. A bibliographic analysis will serve for students to reflect to what extent the existing theoretical concepts on the characteristics of journalism and news, which are disseminated in the academia, can contradict or confirm the current practices. Besides, in view of the developmental conditions of Brazil, the course intends to investigate the social, political and economic reasons that justify the changes in journalism practices and indicate a way forward, by taking into consideration the new technologies and the new forms of interaction of several existing publics, including, but not limited to: readers, listeners, TV spectators and internet users.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.
To follow is a list of topics this course will address: Cinema: socio-cultural organization and imagination;
COD Workload Description
72389-03 45 Conceptual problems, theoretical issues and constructive processes; Sociocultural significance in the organizational system of cinema; Social imaginary in our current times as an issue to be addressed; Analysis of movies as privileged documents; Expressions and fundamentals: discussions on papers and authors; Students will be required to write an essay addressing the syllabus' contents.
No offer for current semester
Concentration area Type Required
Communication Practices and Culture Master's Not required
Communication Practices and Culture Doctorate Not required
Research line Description
Culture and Technologies of Images and of the Imaginary This course looks at cultural practices and products in the media, including aesthetics, languages and cultural and artistic styles. It also addresses communication supports and products in the social sphere, as well as imaginaries in the social environment of the culture reflected in or influenced by the media. It also looks at the theories on the culture of the medias. It encourages the development of research into the social imaginaries and the technologies that influence, produce or propel them, by analyzing new types of behavior, actions, lifestyles, interaction, leisure, and entertainment. It studies individual or collective appropriation of cultural manifestations that produce subjectivity with the mediation of technology. It encourages the production of research into the historical, political, artistic and technological aspects of social imaginaries. It addresses cinema studies, audiovisual, social media, digital culture, cultural industry, media criticism, production of meaning in medias, technological and media sociabilities.
Policies and Professional Practices in Communications This course looks at the professional practices in the medias and in the sociopolitical processes that occur or arise from this form of interaction in the area of communications. It conducts an analysis of the professional practices, its professional methods, expressions, supports and discourses of journalism, advertising, cinema, audiovisual studies, public relations and corporate communication in print, electronic and digital media. It looks at professional practices based on theories and the works of theoreticians involved, as it addresses the historical, political, institutional, marketing and technological aspects when they have an effect on the aforementioned professional practices. It addresses research on how the sociopolitical practices in society are perceived and how these conjunctural phenomena impact the routines, perspectives, modes of production and results achieved in the aforementioned academic areas.