[ 307CUS1CRCK10 ] KS Comparative Research in Cultural Studies

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3 ECTS B2 - Bachelor's programme 2. year Cultural Science Ilse Born-Lechleitner 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)IK Theory of intercultural Communication und Themen und Theorien der KUWI II bereits absolviert
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Cultural Studies 2017W
Objectives The course focuses on two core elements of comparison including cultures and historical periods.
Subject Cultural phenomena are characterised by their variety and diversity: The course 'Comparative Research in Cultural Studies' introduces students to approaches and methods in comparative research within the field of cultural studies. Comparative research and case studies allow for a deeper understanding of what is exceptional about a given culture, for learning how to distinguish the specific from the general, and for seeking out universal traits of human cultures.
Criteria for evaluation Examination: 60%; case studies and written summaries on topics covered in the readings and in class: 40%
Methods Lecture, readings, case studies
Language English
Changing subject? No
Further information The course can be designed to offer set content or be flexible in content.
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority