Course AJP23R

World Literatures: North and South America

7.5 Credits
Second Cycle

Starts week 45, 2021

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • explain in detail a number of literary works from North and South America that cross boundaries, and the diversity of cultural contexts within which these were produced
  • apply diametrically different approaches and question essentialist cultural concepts in the analysis of literary texts
  • discuss the concept of world literature in its various meanings and in relation to literature from North and South America
  • argue with clarity for their own analysis of literary works and objectively evaluate similar analyses carried out by others.
Starts and ends:
wk45, 2021 - wk2, 2022
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Entry Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor‘s Degree equivalent to 180 credits in comparative literature or languages, and English B/6 from Swedish upper secondary school, or 15 credits in intercultural literature studies at second cycle, or equivalent knowledge. No knowledge of Swedish is required
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
8 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Plug in peripherals to your computer, install programmes and adapt installations for your computer.

Computer Capacity:

Access to a computer (Not a mini pc, tablet or similar) that is not older than three years (or equivalent) and broadband connection, at least 1 Mbit/s (not mobile broadband, because mobile broadband can vary considerably in speed).

Means of Education:

Higher rate of web-based communication where our learning platform (Learn) is a natural element of the course. Web-based meetings with sound and image where simple presentations can be held. Lectures can be broadcast live or can alternatively be made available afterwards online.

Tuition Fee
First Tuition Fee Installment:
10,875 SEK
Total Tuition Fee:
10,875 SEK
EU/EEA Citizens or exchange students are not required to pay fees.
Information on application and tuition fees:
Literature List

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