Universität Wien FIND

070184 SE Seminar (2017W)

Oral History / Autobiography and Personal Narratives of Women

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Details

max. 25 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Extra classes are going to be held on the 23rd October, and the 4th December as shown above.

Montag 02.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Montag 09.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Montag 16.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Montag 23.10. 13:15 - 16:15 Hörsaal 29 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7
Montag 30.10. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Montag 06.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Montag 13.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Montag 20.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Montag 27.11. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10
Montag 04.12. 11:30 - 17:30 Hörsaal 29 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 7
Montag 11.12. 12:30 - 14:00 Seminarraum Geschichte 1 Hauptgebäude, 1.Stock, Stiege 10

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

This is a course planned as a series of seminars on methods of Oral History, doing oral history interviews, interpretation and writing about the interviews using other historical sources such as life documents (diaries, letters etc.), local histories, historical publications such as periodicals, newspapers, books, pamphelia etc. Examples of study of oral personal narratives (especially of women) and the study of written autobiographies (especially of women) will be shown and discussed in class by the instructor (first 4 weeks) The rest of the course will be designed as weekly seminars based on presentations by the students either on an oral history interview each has conducted guided by the instructor or the study of a written autobiographical text, memoir, diary writing or letters.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

% 30 of the Final Grade: oral presentation and class participation
%70 written term paper based on a mini research

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Regular class attendance in the lectures, weekly consultation with the instructor, and participation in class discussions are important. The assessment will be made on the oral presentation of each student and a term paper written on the same topic based on the interpretation of the oral history interview or the written autobiographical narrative presented in class as well as a critical historiographical discussion about the use of such personal historical material.

Prüfungsstoff

Literatur

Olney, James. Autobiography: Essays Theoretical and Critical, 1980.
Denzin, Norman K. Interpretive Biography, Sage Publications, 1989.
Smith& Watson, Reading Autobiography: A Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives, 2001.
Thompson, P. The voice of the past: oral history, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978
Thompson, P., Bertaux, D. (eds.) Between generations: family models, myths and memories, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993
Thompson, P., Samuel, R. (eds.) The myths we live by, London: Routledge, 1990
Thompson, P., Itzin, C. and Abendstern, M. I don't feel old: the experience of later life, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1990
Thompson, P. Living the fishing, London, Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1983
Thompson,P., Burchardt, N. (eds.) Our common history: the transformation of Europe, London: Pluto Press, 1982
Thompson, P., Chamberlain, M. (eds.) Narrative and genre: contexts and types of communication, London: Routledge, 1998
Haemmerle, C. Plurality and Individuality – Autobiographical Cultures in Europe, Vienna, 1995.
Steedman, C. “History and Autobiography: different pasts”, Past Tenses. Essays on writing, autobiography and history, London, 1992.
Broughton, T., Anderson, L. Women’s Lives/Women’s Times, SUNY press, 1997.
Said, E. Out of Place, A Memoir, 2000.
Smith,S., Watson, J. Women, Autobiography, Theory: A Reader, University of Wisconsin Press, 1998.
Benstock, S. The Private Self: Theory and Practice of Women’s Autobiographical Writings, The University of North Carolina Press, 1988.
Adak, H. “ An Epic for Peace (Introduction to Halide Edib’s Memoirs)” Memoirs of Halide Edib, Gorgias Press, New Jersey, 2004, pp. 5-28.
Adak, H. “ Suffragettes of the Empire, Daughters of the Republic: Women Auto/biographers Narrate National History (1918-1935)” New Perspectives on Turkey: Special Issue on Literature and the Nation, 36, May 2007, pp. 24-51.
Haemmerle, C., Überegger, O., Bader-Zaar, B. Gender and the First World War, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

PM4: Frauen- und Geschlechtergeschichte
Diplom UF: Frauen- und Geschlechtergeschichte

Letzte Änderung: Fr 31.08.2018 08:42