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Course Exam

124070 VO Culture, Society and the Media (2021W)

Human and Nonhuman Bodies: Representing Animals, Environments, and Machines in Media

5.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
ON-SITE

Friday 29.04.2022

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Examination topics

All content covered in the lecture series will be relevant for the exam. In particular, students are required to define and discuss the key theoretical concepts discussed in the lectures from nonhuman studies, animal studies, ecocriticism and posthumanism, and to apply them to a given piece of media.

Assessment and permitted materials

Final 90 minute exam based on the course materials.
The exam will have 3 parts:
Part 1: Students are required to answer 5 of 6 questions asking for definitions of/reflections on core concepts and theories from our course with media examples.
Part 2: Students are required to answer 5 of 6 questions asking for definitions of/reflections on core concepts and theories from our course with media examples.
Part 3: Write a short essay (intro, analysis, conclusion) on the cultural text given using 5 keywords the way they are used in Nonhuman Studies.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

All content covered in the lecture series will be relevant for the final exam, which will count for the entirety of the participant's grade. The benchmark for passing the exam is at 60%.
Grades in %:
1 (very good): 90-100
2 (good): 80-89
3 (satisfactory): 70-79
4 (pass): 60-69
5 (fail): 0-59

Last modified: Fr 12.05.2023 00:16