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123221 SE Literature Seminar / BA Paper / MA British/Irish/New English (2019S)

New Writing from Britain

11.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 18 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 19.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 26.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 02.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 09.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 30.04. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 07.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 14.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 21.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 28.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 04.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 18.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09
Tuesday 25.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Raum 2 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-09

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In this seminar, we will be looking at recent writing from the UK: poems, short stories, novel extracts from a variety of genres. The aim is to analyse these contemporary texts using a range of secondary material and referring to a number of literary approaches. Students will be expected to present and discuss their findings in class and contribute to discussions.

Assessment and permitted materials

Individual presentations, participation in discussions, development of research question and abstract, individual term (or bachelor) papers

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Attendance is obligatory. Two absences will be excused (no need to let me know in advance, unless you have taken over a presentation or something similar).
Assessment is based on the following:
• A research question and abstract (10 pts)
• An academic paper of 6000 words (8000 for bachelor papers) (55 pts)
• Attendance and active participation in class and at SE conference (15 pts)
• A presentation at the seminar conference (20 pts)

If any of these are not handed in or fulfilled at all, you cannot pass this class.
Max. 100 pts; Pass rate: 60%
Grading scale:
100-90 Sehr Gut
91-80 Gut
81-70 Befriedigend
71-60 Genügend
59-0 Nicht Genügend

Examination topics

The materials necessary to prepare presentations and papers will be selected by students and/or provided in the course of the term.

Reading list

A reading list and the course materials will be made available on moodle.

Association in the course directory

Studium: UF 344, BA 612, MA 844;
Code/Modul: UF 4.2.4-322, BA10.2, MA4,
Lehrinhalt: 12-0449

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