Department of English

Recent Developments in Literary Studies 2017/2018 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2017 weeks 35-44 (late August - early November) - 50 % - Campus

Application Deadline: 2017-04-18

Enrolment Code: UU-55029 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: English C or 90 credits in a language subject or in comparative literature.

Fees:

If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12500

About the course:

The course introduces students to recent and emerging developments in literary studies, and investigates how new theories and methods are shaping our understanding of literature. Students study topics in criticism, and literary texts especially chosen to illustrate or challenge critical paradigms. Topics may include the rise of the digital and environmental humanities, new developments in ethics and postcolonial theory, approaches to literary cognition and affect, disability studies, and the nonhuman turn.

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Contact

Department of English

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 L

Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 1247 018-471 1245

Fax: 018-471 1229

E-mail: Info@engelska.uu.se

Study Counsellor studievagledare@engelska.uu.se

Telephone: +46 18 471 12 47

Fax: +46 18 471 12 29