Module Catalogue 2020/21

GEO3148 : Emotional Geographies of Everyday Life (Inactive)

  • Inactive for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Matej Blazek
  • Lecturer: Professor Alison Stenning
  • Owning School: Geography, Politics & Sociology
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0
Pre Requisites
Code Title
GEO2047Political Geography
GEO2099Economic Geography
GEO2103Development & Globalisation
GEO2110Social Geographies
Pre Requisite Comment

At least one of the range of Human Geography Stage 2 modules, or an equivalent Sociology, Politics or Planning module (approved by module leader) must be taken as a pre-requisite for this module.

Co Requisites
Co Requisite Comment

N/A

Aims

The aims of the module are to:

• Evaluate the emotional dimensions of the relations between people, places and environments in everyday contexts

• Examine a range of techniques for researching and conveying the emotional geographies of everyday life

• Explore a range of everyday spaces and the emotions that animate them

• Encourage students to critically reflect on their own everyday emotional geographies

Outline Of Syllabus

Lecture (1 hour) + Seminar (2 hours)

Week 1 Introduction
Week 2 Theorising emotions
Week 3 Emotions and embodiment
Week 4 Psychodynamic approaches to emotions
Week 5 Emotions and (spaces of) affects
Week 6 Everyday geographies
Week 7 Politics of emotions
Week 8 The home
Week 9 The university
Week 10 The city
Week 11 Spaces of relationships
Week 12 Student ‘conference’: The emotional geographies of everyday life

Learning Outcomes

Intended Knowledge Outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to:

•       demonstrate the relevance of a range of theories explaining the emotional dynamics between people, places and environments

•       discuss individual emotions and their formations and manifestations

•       demonstrate an understanding of the meaning and value of ‘the everyday’ and of the many emotions, practices and relationships which shape everyday geographies

•       show a critical understanding of their own everyday emotional geographies

Intended Skill Outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to:

• demonstrate emotional reflexivity and responsiveness in interaction with people and environments

• assess different theories, explanations and models commonly used in research and practice on emotions and everyday life

• apply non-linear presentation techniques to integrate diverse types of information and present clear evidence-based arguments

• keep and analyse a personal learning journal

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Timetable

Past Exam Papers

General Notes

N/A

Disclaimer: The information contained within the Module Catalogue relates to the 2020/21 academic year. In accordance with University Terms and Conditions, the University makes all reasonable efforts to deliver the modules as described. Modules may be amended on an annual basis to take account of changing staff expertise, developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback. Module information for the 2021/22 entry will be published here in early-April 2021. Queries about information in the Module Catalogue should in the first instance be addressed to your School Office.