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123423 SE Literary & Cultural Studies Seminar / BA Paper / MA British/Irish/New English (2013S)

Word and image: Analysing children's literature

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

please mind that there is going to be a seminar conference on Friday, 24 May, 16-20, and Saturday, 25 May, 9-14 - attendance is obligatory!

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. 18 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 15.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 22.03. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 12.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 19.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 26.04. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 03.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 10.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 17.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 24.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 31.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 07.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 14.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13
Friday 21.06. 14:00 - 16:00 Raum 3 Anglistik UniCampus Hof 8 3E-EG-13

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In this class, we will be looking at the ways in which the verbal and the visual component intersect in literature for young readers. Based on theories of analysing picture books and illustrations, we will be looking at a broad range of texts as well as a variety of methods of analysis and literary theories that will help us arrive at various interpretations of these texts.

Assessment and permitted materials

- term paper
- presentation of research projects
- active class participation
- reading assignments

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

- to become familiar with genre features of picture books and illustrated novels
- to use, refine and develop methods for the analysis of the relationship of text and image
- to contribute to some detailed analysis of selected picture books
- to theorise about these books, referring to a number of literary and cultural theories
- to develop research questions and pursue them with the help of analytical tools and academic writing

Examination topics

- class discussions
- student presentations
- expert groups

Reading list

a collection of articles will be provided at the beginning and in the course of term
the selection of primary material will be done together in class

Association in the course directory

Studium: Diplom 343, UF 344, BA 612, MA 844;
Code/Modul: Diplom 322, 326/328, 336/338, 426/428, 436/438, 526/528, 536/538, 721-723, 821, UF 4.2.4-322, BA09.2, 10.2, MA4, MA6, MA7;
Lehrinhalt: 12-0373

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