120691 PS Proseminar Cultural and Media Studies (2020S)
Empire State of Mind: New York City in American Culture
- Registration is open from We 19.02.2020 00:00 to Tu 25.02.2020 23:59
- Deregistration possible until Th 30.04.2020 23:59
Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N
Please note that there will be two sessions that will not take place on Thu 12-2pm.IMPORTANT: Minor changes have been made to this class' set-up due to the university's safety measures regarding Covid-19. Any presently unforeseeable but eventually necessary changes will also be communicated with students in due time and updated here if necessary.
Aims, contents and method of the course
Assessment and permitted materials
Minimum requirements and assessment criteria
Expert group session: 20%
Research proposal (700 words) and annotated bibliography: 15%
Proseminar paper (3500 words): 50%
Overall Score of 100%, pass-mark 60%Scale:
5: 59-0%In order to pass, you need to fulfill each individual requirement and complete tasks on time. You can miss two classes.
The plagiarism detection software Turnitin will be used on most written assignments (research proposal, proseminar paper).Changes due to the university's safety measures regarding Covid-19: during the time of home-learning, in-class participation will be accounted for on Moodle (either by actively participating in live classroom sessions and/or by doing tasks individually or in groups). Individual aspects of the expert session's assessment may change - students will be informed in due time via e-mail and/or in class.
Any presently unforeseeable but eventually necessary changes will also be communicated with students in due time and updated here if necessary.
There will be no written exam.
The Immigrant (2013)
Second Act (2018)TV Shows:
Sex and the City (1998-2004)
Students will have to watch selected episodes and not more than one season.Books:
Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Jonathan Safran Foer)Further primary texts (shorter texts, photography etc.) and secondary readings will be made available on Moodle.
Association in the course directory