Syllabus

Intercultural Literature Studies: Academic Reading

Code
AJP27B
Points
7.5 Credits
Level
Second Cycle
Faculty
School of Language, Literatures and Learning
Subject field
Japanese (JAA)
Group of Subjects
Japanese
Disciplinary Domain
Humanities, 100%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
Intercultural Literature Studies1
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
1A1F
Approved
Approved, 09 November 2021.
This syllabus is valid from 09 November 2021.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • present, while demonstrating a detailed understanding, an overview of previous academic studies within a well-defined and delimited area relevant to intercultural literature studies
  • while demonstrating critical and theoretical awareness, make an independent selection of academic publications relevant to a defined research project
  • present, while demonstrating theoretical and analytical depth, a well-defined overview of previous research.

Course Content

In the course, students read and present academic publications belonging to a well-defined research area within intercultural literature studies. The focus and literature must relate to a planned degree project at the master‘s level and should be chosen in consultation with the teacher. The literature should comprise about 1500-2500 pages.

Assessment

Active participation in seminars, oral presentations and a written assignment in the form of an annotated bibliography.

Forms of Study

Obligatory seminars. The language of instruction is English.

Grades

The Swedish grades A - F

Prerequisites

  • 60 credits at Second Cycle, with 30 credits in the main field of study Intercultural Literature Studies