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New American Studies - A

Faculté de gestion: Faculté des lettres

Responsable(s): Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet
Intervenant(s): -

Période de validité: 2017 -> 2017

Pas d'horaire défini.

Séminaire

Semestre d'automne
2 heures par semaine
28 heures par semestre

Langue(s) d'enseignement: anglais
Public: Oui
Crédits: 0

Objectif

The aim of this course is to introduce students to the major themes and methods of New American Studies, a theoretically-informed, comparativist and socially engaged recent development within American Studies. We will examine the role of language, myth and ideology in American cultural politics, focusing on issues such as imperialism, religion, multiculturalism, feminism and race. The corpus will include films, literary texts and readings from the textbook, American Cultural Studies (available at Basta!). The readings for the course will be supplemented by guest lectures linked to the class.

Evaluation

Validation of the cours will depend on a short midterm assignment (2-4 pages) and a longer final essay of 10-12 pages.

All students -- including those taking the course for an oral or written exam -- will also prepare an oral presentation OR questions for class discussion.

Informations supplémentaires

http://www.unil.ch/angl/

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