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120117 VO CRS Canadian Civilization (2007W)

Canadian Cultural Studies

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Für die AHStG-Studienpläne als Vorprüfungsfach K701 anrechenbar.

Details

Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 18.10. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 25.10. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 08.11. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 15.11. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 22.11. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 29.11. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 06.12. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 13.12. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 10.01. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 17.01. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 24.01. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Thursday 31.01. 17:00 - 19:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture series will evolve around the key determinants of identity, difference, diversity and change in historical and contemporary dimensions. The discussion during the term will be informed by cultural studies methodologies and include but not be confined to the following thematical clusters: Canadian identity, myths, symbols and 'landscapes'; the genesis of Canadian nation formation and the historical development of bi/multi/transculturalism in Canada; Native cultural diversity before Colonialisation (pre-1600 culture and life of First Nations and Inuit); geographical and ideological regions in Canada; early formations of (post-) colonial national identities; the challenges of multiculturalism; Canadian Literary Landscapes (as world literature); Canada's Franco-Canadian and Quebecoise realities and experience and La Révolution tranquille - social, economic, cultural change in Quebec in the 60s; (Anti-) Americanism in Canada and Canadian national identity in opposition to a US-American model; Mondo Canuck - Canadian Pop Culture.

Requirements: Final written exam.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This lecture series is intended to introduce students to the regional, social, ethnic and cultural landscapes of Canada.

Examination topics

lecture

Reading list

Required readings: a reader made available at the beginning of the term. (to be obtained at Copy studio Garnisongasse) For additional information, also check: http://homepage.univie.ac.at/eugen.banauch (not before September 07)

Association in the course directory

405; 701; K701

Last modified: We 09.09.2020 00:22