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070096 SE Specialisation 1: Questions and Issues of Contemporary History (2013S)

The World of Prejudices - "Sir Peter Ustinov-Gastprofessur der Stadt Wien"

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 7 - Geschichte
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: German, English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 07.03. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, 1090 Wien, Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1
Thursday 14.03. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, 1090 Wien, Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1
Thursday 21.03. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, 1090 Wien, Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1
Thursday 11.04. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, 1090 Wien, Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1
Thursday 18.04. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, 1090 Wien, Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1
Thursday 25.04. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, 1090 Wien, Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1
Thursday 02.05. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 2, Institut für Zeitgeschichte, 1090 Wien, Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In seminars we discuss with the students works of literature concentrating on one of the typical prejudices.
1. Shakespeare: Othello (race)
2. Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice (race)
3. Lessing: Nathan der Weise (religious)
4. Schiller: Kabale und Liebe (class)
5. Ibsen: Nora (women)
6. S. Zweig: Verwirrung der Gefühle (homophoby)
7. S. Zweig

Assessment and permitted materials

Students should write a seminar paper for the course about prejudices treated in the book under discussion and to apply the problems raised there to present experiences.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list


Association in the course directory

MA Zeitgeschichte: Vertiefung 1 od. 2 (6 ECTS) | LA: Vertiefung; Seminar 1 od. 2 (6 ECTS); MA Globalgeschichte: Vertiefung 2 (6 ECTS) | MA Geschichte: APMG Geschichte der Neuzeit; Späte Neuzeit (6 ECTS)

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:30