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Specialisation seminar I: Literary and cultural studies

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Kod przedmiotu: 0704-p2ENG1W-SSLCS-I Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (0231) Języki obce
Nazwa przedmiotu: Specialisation seminar I: Literary and cultural studies
Jednostka: Katedra Filologii Angielskiej
Grupy:
Punkty ECTS i inne: 4.00 (zmienne w czasie)
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Język prowadzenia: angielski
Całkowity nakład pracy studenta:

(tylko po angielsku) Contact hours with teacher: 50

- participation in the tutorial - 20 hrs

- individual feedback - 30 hrs


Self-study hours: 150

- preparation for seminar discussion - 60 hours

- preparation for the final test - 40 hours

- preparing a presentation/ writing a written assignment - 50 hours


Altogether: 200 hrs (8 ECTS) (100hrs and 4ECTS in each semester)

Efekty uczenia się - wiedza:

(tylko po angielsku) W1: The graduate has in-depth knowledge of research-related terminology and methodology applied in the field of cultural and literary studies (K_W09).

Efekty uczenia się - umiejętności:

(tylko po angielsku) U1: The student is able to read and comprehend advanced texts in the field of cultural studies in English (K_U02).


U2: The graduate is able to critically analyse and interpret various texts, use specialist terminology and justify the selected methodology in the field of cultural and literary studies (K_U10).


U3: The student displays a high level of ability to compose written works in English, using basic theoretical approaches in the field of cultural studies and a variety of sources. (K_U11)


U4: The student displays advanced argumentation skills and is able to refer to scholars’ opinions as well as to draw conclusions and prepare synthetic summaries in the field of literary and cultural studies (K_U13).


U5: The student is able to conduct a preliminary search of library holdings, use databases and the Internet, prepare a list of references, add notes with due care as to the copyright, format documents using a word processor and make a presentation, applying a suitable method of studying culture and literature (K_U14).


U6: The student is able to recognise and analyse various types of non-literary cultural artefacts, such as transmedia texts, digital subcultures, music and video (K_U20).


U7: The student is able to formulate critical opinions about cultural artefacts on the basis of academic knowledge and experience. The graduate is able to present their critical opinions in various forms and media (K_U21).

Efekty uczenia się - kompetencje społeczne:

(tylko po angielsku) K1: The student is aware of the level of their knowledge and skills and understands the need for constant learning and development of their skills. The student is able to inspire and coordinate the learning process of other persons in seminar discussion and in presentations (K_K01).

Metody dydaktyczne:

(tylko po angielsku) demonstration

seminar discussion (graded)

presentation

case study

Skrócony opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The aim of the specialization seminar in literary and cultural studies is to introduce students to the new trends in the study of culture and literature.

Pełny opis: (tylko po angielsku)

The first semester is devoted to the study of ecocritical approaches in contemporary film and literature, post-apocalyptic film and fiction, well as the uses and abuses of myths and fairy tales in contemporary culture and literature.

The second semester focuses on the representations of racial and gender identities in music and video, representations of trauma, fan fiction analysis as well as transmedia storytelling in contemporary culture and its consequences for the reader. Students will be encouraged to integrate their experience of contemporary culture and literature with new concepts in cultural theory.

Winter semester:

1. Introduction

2. Ecocriticism

3. Post-apocalyptic film and fiction

4. Myths in contemporary culture and literature

5. Fairy tales in contemporary visual culture

Summer semester:

6. Identity in music and video

7. Trauma studies

8. Transmedia storytelling and adaptation

9. Fan fiction analysis

10. Presentations.

Literatura: (tylko po angielsku)

Eder, Jens. 2015."Transmediality and the politics of adaptation", The Politics of Adaptation: Media Convergence and Ideology. Ed. Dan Hassler-Forest, Pascal Nicklas. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Heffernan,Teresa. 2008. "Introduction: Post-Apocalyptic Culture", Post- Apocalyptic Culture, University of Toronto.

Hellekson, Karen, Kristina Busse. 2014. The Fan Fiction Studies Reader. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press.

Howarth, William. 1995. "Some Principles of Ecocriticism". The Ecocriticism Reader. Ed. Cheryl Glotfelty, Harold Fromm. University of Georgia Press.

Jenkins, Henry. 1992. Textual Poachers: Television Fans and the Participatory Culture. NY: Routledge.

Negus, Keith. 1996. Popular Music in Theory: An Introduction. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Sellers, Susan. 2001. "Theories of Myth" in Myth and Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women's Fiction. London: Palgrave.

Wald, Christina. 2007. Hysteria, Trauma and Melancholia: Performative Maladies in Contemporary Anglophone Drama. Basinstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Zipes, Jack. 2012. The Irresistible Fairy Tale. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Metody i kryteria oceniania: (tylko po angielsku)

Assessment methods:

Presentation in the spring semester / written analysis in the winter semester - W1, U1, U2, U3, U4, U5, K1

active participation in discussion - W1, U1, U2, U5, K1

Assessment criteria:

The final mark consists of the assessment of:

the presentation (spring semester) /analysis (winter semester) (70% of the final grade)

participation in discussion and classroom activities (30% of the final grade)

Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2018/19" (zakończony)

Okres: 2018-10-01 - 2019-02-24
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Koordynatorzy: Edyta Lorek-Jezińska
Prowadzący grup: Edyta Lorek-Jezińska
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