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125260 VO Cultural Studies - MA M01 (2012W)

Irish Cultural Studies

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik

Details

max. 150 participants
Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 10.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 17.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 24.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 31.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 07.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 14.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 21.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 28.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 05.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 12.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 09.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 16.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03
Wednesday 23.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal C2 UniCampus Hof 2 2G-K1-03

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

In 2009, the Embassy of Ireland and the University of Vienna devised a partnership programme with a view to fostering and strengthening the study of Ireland, its languages, history, politics, society, literature, media, culture(s) etc. Under this scheme a team of renowned international experts in the field of Irish Cultural Studies have been invited to come to Vienna and present a variety of topics and issues relating to the ‘matter of Ireland.’ Accordingly, this series of lectures will be dedicated to a heterogeneous number of case studies and their respective methodologies:

Oct 24 H.E. Ambassador James Brennan (Irish Embassy, Vienna)
[tba]
Oct 31 Prof. Dr. Raymond Hickey (University of Duisburg-Essen)
"Languages in Ireland"
Nov 7 Prof. Dr. Katharina Rennhak (University of Wuppertal)
"Projections of Childhood and Family Life in Irish Films"
Nov 14 Mark Schreiber, MA (Siegen)
"Celtic Tiger Cinema"
Nov 21 Dr. Gerry Smyth (Liverpool John Moores University)
"Popular Music and the Grain of the Irish Voice"
Nov 28 Dr. Stefanie Lehner (Queen's University Belfast)
"From 'anachronistic passions' to Peace and Reconciliation:
Representing Northern Ireland in Film, Fiction, and Photography"
Dec 5 Dr. Seán Crosson (NUI Galway)
"'Ireland's Athletic Assault and Battery'? Representations of Irish
Sport"
Dec 12 Film screening: [title tba]
Jan 9 Prof. Dr. Claire Connolly (University College Cork)
"Making and Breaking the United Kingdom: Theorising Cultural
Exchange on the Holyhead Road"
Jan 16 Dr. Dominic Bryan (Queen's University Belfast)
"Flagging Identity: The Control of Public Space in Northern Ireland"

Assessment and permitted materials

Requirements for credit: written final test.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

It is the aim of this lecture course to provide an introduction to, and survey of, the various tools and methodologies of Irish Cultural Studies. This series of guest lectures will be prefaced by lectures supplying (or recapitulating, as the case may be) basic background information for the study of Irish literature and culture in general (what used to be known as 'Landeskunde').

Examination topics

Lecture course; Q&A; classroom discourse will be supplemented by visual aids (excerpts from documentary and feature films).

Reading list

Material for obligatory and ancillary reading will be provided on an e-learning platform. Therefore, students are asked to familiarise themselves in advance with the MOODLE platform; for introduction and self-guided tour, please see
https://www.univie.ac.at/ZID/elearning-infos-studierende/

Association in the course directory

Studium: Diplom 343, MA 812, MA 844;
Code: Diplom 426/428, 436/438, 526/528, 536/538. 721-723, MA 1;
Lehrinhalt: 12-5260

Code/Modul: Diplom 501, BA09.1;

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