609685 Introduction to British and Anglophone Cultures

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609685
Introduction to British and Anglophone Cultures
VU 2
2,5
weekly
each semester
English

To achieve a basis in the theory of Cultural Studies and acquire an overview of British culture.

Topics, amongst others are: definitions of ‘Culture/ culture’ and concepts and theories of ‘Cultural Studies’; Identity and difference; semiotics and representation; nationality, history, and politics: cultural analyses of space; negotiations of cultural values; selfhood and society. This term, a particular focus will be on popular culture.

Presentations - including contemporary sources (DVDs, Internet, Youtube etc.), in-class discussions to heighten cultural awareness and critical thinking. Attendance at first session is obligatory.

Final exam, regular written assignments (dossier) and tasks and class participation.

O'Driscoll, James. Britain For Learners of English.

Additional material will be discussed in the first session.

none

Students are recommended not to take this course in the first semester.

not applicable

BA "old" (2009): VU 2: Concepts, Contexs, Theories of Cultural Studies: British and Anglophone Cultures

06.03.2018
Group 0
Date Time Location
Tue 2018-03-06
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-03-13
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-03-20
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-04-10
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-04-17
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-04-24
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-05-08
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-05-15
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-05-22
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-05-29
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-06-05
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-06-12
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-06-19
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free
Tue 2018-06-26
12.00 - 13.30 40134 40134 Barrier-free