Course material includes contemporary works of digital media, as well as number of research articles on digital media and narrative studies.
Copies of or links to the research articles and works to be analysed more closely will be provided through Moodle.
Attendance is compulsory. Students may not miss more than two sessions during the autumn term.
Course requirements include entries in your course journal and active participation in groupwork.
Final grade is based on your course journal, which is an edited collection of all of your entries over the course. Handing homework in late may adversely affect your grade.
Course learning outcomes:
- have an in-depth understanding of a particular topic or issue related to the study of literature and the society
- be able to engage critically with previous research and develop your own thinking concerning literature and society
- be able to communicate your knowledge to audiences within the field of literary studies
First or second year of the master’s programme. The course will not be offered every year.
Mainly readings of literature in English and selected secondary material. Issues discussed may include ethnicity, ideology, ecology, identity, ethics, disability, gender, sexual orientation and/or other social aspects in literature.
Specified in the teaching programme and/or in the first teaching session.
Specified in the teaching programme and/or during the first teaching session.
Students will be assessed according to how well they achieve the learning outcomes. The criteria will be specified in the teaching programme and/or at the first teaching session.
Grading scale: 0-5.
Completion methods vary from year to year and are announced in each year’s teaching programme.