Course PR2004

Portuguese: African Literature in Portuguese

7.5 Credits
First Cycle

Starts week 36, 2024

This is a part-time course (7,5 higher education credits) that includes the analysis of African literary works in Portuguese. A number of representative contemporary literary works from Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique and Sao Tomé e Prinicipe are studied and contextualized in their specific esthetic, cultural and political discussion that have engaged the African authors (see Course Syllabus). All seminars take place online (no physical meetings). To participate in the seminars, you must have a broadband internet connection, a microphone, headphones and a web camera.
Starts and ends:
week 36, 2024 - week 3, 2025
Study Rate:
Flexible (Falun)
Time of Day:
Teaching form:
Portuguese , can be given in English
Entry Qualifications :
  • Contemporary Portugal: Literature and Society 7,5 credits, Contemporary Brazil: Literature and Society 7,5 credits, Portuguese: Grammar and Written Proficiency II 7,5 credits and Portuguese: Oral Proficiency II 7,5 credits at First cycle level
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) 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:
Open for late application
Literature List

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

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Chatarina Edfeldt