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Academic Year 2022/2023

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student: knows the meaning of the term rite in the context of theatricality within the referring to the world of legal and judicial normativity; learns to observe how such rituality is used in representative contexts that they use are explicit in different languages]; finally, it learns to analyze the performative potential of rites that are induced by digital transformation in both society and justice; The student acquires specialized methodological skills as he learns to analyze in a comparative and transversal key to life contexts; he experiences participating observation by acquiring soft skill also learns the soft skill that consists in carrying out a participating observation; finally, it strengthens the skills of putting into perspective and critical thinking on the performative use of languages.

Course contents

The course includes a part of conceptualization of the rites of legality, of the notion of culture of lawfulness, connected with the dimension of space, both physical and virtual. Then follows a part of elaboration and creation (co-creation) in close connection with the spaces of justice, to which the participants will be approached to understand their anthropological and performative dimensions. The course includes a phase strongly centered on creativity and imagination.

Assessment methods

Elaboration of a case / experience of performativity in a group or individual

Teaching tools

On-site visits to the courthouses Lectio international interviews and testimonies Workshop forms of use of contents and performative plots

Office hours

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