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110198 SE Methods-Seminar CS II (2010W)

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 11 - Romanistik
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 25 participants
Language: German

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 08.10. 15:30 - 17:00 (ehem.Übungsraum 5 Germanistik Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 5)
Friday 26.11. 15:30 - 19:00 (ehem.Übungsraum 5 Germanistik Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 5)
Saturday 27.11. 09:00 - 15:00 (ehem.Übungsraum 5 Germanistik Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 5)
Friday 17.12. 15:30 - 19:00 (ehem.Übungsraum 5 Germanistik Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 5)
Saturday 18.12. 09:00 - 15:00 (ehem.Übungsraum 5 Germanistik Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 5)
Friday 21.01. 15:30 - 19:00 (ehem.Übungsraum 1 Germanistik Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9)
Saturday 22.01. 09:00 - 12:30 (ehem.Übungsraum 1 Germanistik Hauptgebäude, 2.Stock, Stiege 9)

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The seminar is an advanced introduction to Cultural Studies. It deals with discourse-shaping concepts and theories in the wake of the cultural turn in the humanities and social sciences. The reading comprises canonical texts of the German-speaking Kulturwissenschaften, of the Anglo-Saxon Cultural Studies and of the French cultural theory, such as Sigmund Freud, Clifford Geertz, Michel Foucault, Roland Barthes and others. These texts are provided in a seminar reader. In each seminar session, small groups of two to three students introduce one to two texts which are then discussed by the whole class.

Assessment and permitted materials

Examination modalities: regular attendance of the seminar, reading the texts discussed in class, participation in discussions, presentation of a text, seminar paper (15 to 20 pages) = writing and extending the oral presentation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

On successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
- work with theoretical texts and give a summary
- comment and discuss theoretical texts
- write in a structured way on theoretical texts and explain/interprete them
- reflect theoretical texts critically and point out problematic text passages
- interlink the theoretical systems of the authors discussed in the seminar
- use the theoretical approaches discussed in the seminar for their own research

Examination topics

Presentation of the lecturers, presentation of the studens, discussion in small groups and presentation of the results of the discussion to the class

Reading list


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