Course GPR2XA

Portuguese: Transculturality and Gender in Contemporary literature

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 3, 2024

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  • explain key ideas in post-colonial and gender theoretical concepts and discuss these in relation to transcultural issues in Portuguese-speaking post-colonial societies
  • analyse and interpret literary works based on critical concepts and theories addressed in the course, and relate the works to their socio-cultural and historical context
  • orally and in writing communicate and argue for their own literary interpretations, and comment on others‘, with very good mastery of the Portuguese language
  • independently search for, collect and use relevant sources, and refer to them in an academically correct manner.
Starts and ends:
week 3, 2024 - week 22, 2024
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Portuguese , can be given in Swedish
Entry Qualifications :
  • 60 credits in the main field of study of Portuguese
Selection :
Higher education credits (1-165 credits)
Application Code:
Main field of study:
Online Education
Compulsory meetings:
0 physical
6 online
Computer Skills:

Surf on the Internet, read and send emails, use a word-processing programme (e.g. Word). Connect a camera and headphones to the computer and install a programme using instructions.

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/Canvas) 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:
Closed for late application
Literature List

Literature lists are published at the latest one month ahead of the course start date.

To Literature List
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Course Coordinator
Chatarina Edfeldt