123222 SE Literature Seminar / BA Paper / MA British/Irish/New English (2014S)
The Clash between Generations as a Theme in 20th and 21st c. Anglophone Fiction.
- Anmeldung von Mo 10.02.2014 00:00 bis Di 25.02.2014 23:59
- Abmeldung bis Mo 31.03.2014 23:59
Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert
Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung
Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel
Regular attendance is obligatory; active participation in the discussions throughout the semester; submission of one seminar paper in English (ca. 8,000 words; BA thesis 11,000 words), which must be authentic i.e. written by the participant him/herself (no group work!); one PPT presentation (individually or as a member of a group) of max. 20 mins per speaker; a final essay (700 words+) to be written in class. Deadline for submitting the seminar-paper: strictly at the appointed date (one week after the presentation, unless otherwise agreed). A feedback will be given within four weeks after submission.
Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab
To advance students competence in the practice of the contextualized reading of works of fiction from different periods and cultural backgrounds; to advance students' cross-cultural awareness; to further develop students proficiency in writing an academic research paper; to perfect students oral and written language proficiency and computer-based presentation skills.
Interactive computer-aided teaching; use of the e-learning platform Moodle, introductory teacher-centred unit providing background information on aspects of Irishness, interactive student-centred teaching units with students' presentations (PPT) and plenum discussion.
Students are asked to provide a copy of Colm Toibins novel Brooklyn (2009) (Pb edition); a Reader containing the short stories can be purchased at the Copy-Studio (1010 Schwarzspanierstrasse 10) from 6 March.
Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis
Code/Modul: UF4.2.4-322, BA10.2, MA4, MA7;