Course catalogue - spring 2017 – University of Copenhagen

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Course catalogue spring 2017

Below you will find the spring 2017 courses for international exchange and guest students at the Faculty of Humanities. All courses in the catalogue are taught either in English or in another foreign language.

Courses might be chosen at another level than listed below, i.e. master level (MA) courses might be attended by bachelor students and lead to bachelor level (BA)exams. Some courses may have prerequisites. Please enquire further at the department guidance centres about special conditions.

For information on how to apply for courses taught in Danish, please visit http://hum.ku.dk/uddannelser/vejledning/merit/.

Courses within Scandinavian culture, language and history aimed at international exchange and guest students

Courses aimed at both international exchange and guest students and domestic students

Academic English/Writing

Workshop in English Academic Writing (BA)
Presentation Techniques for Undergraduate Students (BA)
English Academic Writing (BA)
Academic English (BA)
Presentation Techniques for graduate students (MA)
Academic writing for graduate students (MA)

Academic English and Academic Writing is offered by Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use. For more information on course content, course registration and -withdrawal please refer to their website

Art History

Visual Culture/Arthistory/Litterature/Modern Culture: Avant-garde: Theory and Praxis after 1945 (BA/MA) - CANCELLED
NATURE (RE)CREATED. Imagination – Conflict – Technology (BA/MA) - 8 weeks of English taught lectures. For more information please enquire throuhg the department study site

Courses within Art History are offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Assyriology

Society A (BA)

Courses within Assyriology are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Central Asia and Afghanistan Studies

Post-Soviet transformation in Central Asia and Afghanistan (BA/MA)

Courses within Central Asia and Afghanistan Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Cognition and Communication

Empirical Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience and Communication (MA) - very few seats, only MA/Grad students
Empirical Methodologies 2 (MA) - very few seats, only MA/Grad students
Cognition and Audiovisual Communication (MA) - very few seats, only MA/Grad students

Courses within Cognition and Communication are offered by the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Comparative Cultural Studies

Territorialization and Global Enclosures (BA/MA)
Anthropological Methods: Fieldwork and interviewing (BA/MA)
Aspects and Contexts of Danish Society: An Exercise in Cross-Cultural Studies (BA/MA)

Courses within Comparative Cultural Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Dance Studies

Site Specificity (BA/MA) - CANCELLED

Courses within Dance Studies are offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet). 

Danish Culture Courses

These courses are open to all international students regardless of their field of study. For more information please visit the Danish Culture Courses website.

DCC Course in Danish Culture (BA)
DCC Danish Architecture and Urban Design (BA)
DCC Danish Cinema (BA)
DCC Gender and Sexuality Studies (BA)
DCC Nordic Mythology (BA)
DCC Søren Kierkegaard and the Challenge of Existence (BA)

Danish Culture Courses is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Danish Language Courses

These courses are open to all international students regardless of their field of study. For more information please visit the Danish Language Course website

Pre-Semester Danish Language Courses
Semester Danish Language Courses

Danish Language Courses is part of the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics.

Danish Studies

Spatial Humanities - The Spatial Turn Generated an Visualised (MA)

Courses within Danish Studies are offered by the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

English Studies

NB The following requirements apply when choosing courses:

BA-students can choose only one Elective 3
BA-students can choose only one Elective 4
BA-students can choose only four MA-course in total (max four with exam form A and/or max two with exam form B)
BA-students cannot choose exam form C

MA-students can choose four MA-courses in total (max two with exam A, max one with exam form B and/or max one with exam form C)

Elective 3, topic 1: Contemporary Multicultural British Literature (BA)
Elective 3, topic 2: Literature of the Fantastic (BA)
Elective 3, topic 3: Language, Politics and Discourse (BA)
Elective 3, topic 4 : Migration and social change: Britain 1800-2000 (BA)
Elective 3, topic 5: After Empire: Writing the Postcolonial Past (BA)
Elective 4, topic 1: Reinventing the Southern Renaissance (BA)
Elective 4, topic 2: American Postmodern Writing at the Turn of the Century (BA)
Elective 4, topic 3: Corpus Linguistics (BA)
Elective 4, topic 4: After the Election: American Politics in 2017 (BA)
Elective 4, topic 5: After the Election: American Politics in 2017 (BA)
Free topic 3: Meaning in Mind and Society (BA/MA)
Free topic 4: Let’s Piece It Together: Practising Short Forms of Fiction, Poetry and Nonfiction (Creative Writing) (BA/MA)
Free topic 5: Visions of the Folk in Twentieth and Twenty-First Century American Culture (BA/MA)
Free topic 6: Self-Reflections in the Writings of Paul Auster (BA/MA) - CANCELLED
Free topic 7: American Fiction of the 1970s (BA/MA)
Free topic 8: Literature and the Problems of Representation (BA/MA)
Free topic 9: James Joyce’s Ulysses (BA/MA)
Free topic 10: Gothic Literature, 1750-1850 (BA/MA)
Free topic 11: Race, Class, and Identity in a Postcolonial Context (BA/MA) - CANCELLED
Free topic 12: Re-Writing the Brontës (and postcolonial intertextuality) (BA/MA)
Free topic 13: Teaching Literature to Adolescents (BA/MA)
Free topic 14: Gallipoli 1915: History, Memory, and Myth (BA/MA) - CANCELLED
Free topic 15: History, Society, and Culture: Thesis writing Core Course (BA/MA)
Free topic 16: Turning Up the Power: American Foreign Policy Decision-Making (BA/MA)

Courses within English Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Film and Media Studies

Film production and communication (MA) - only MA/Grad-students with a relevant academic background (Media, Communication, Film, Journalism etc.)
Film and audio-visual aesthetics  (MA) - only MA/Grad-students with a relevant academic background (Media, Communication, Film, Journalism etc.)
Scandinavian Film & TV (BA)
Digital Strategic Communication (BA)

Courses within Film and Media Studies are offered by the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

French Studies

All courses at French Studies are taught in French
Elective subjects, oral language proficiency (BA)
Selective subject (BA)
Free topic 1 Voyage en Extrême-Orient - la littérature française du XXe siècle à l'épreuve de l'Autre (BA/MA)
Free topic 3 Le rapport entre langue et culture (BA/MA)

Courses within French Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

German Studies

All courses at German Studies are taught in German
German - Electives 1 and 2 (BA)
Free topic 1: Flugzeug, Auto, Eisenbahn. Deutsche Mobilitätsutopien im 19. und 20. Jahrhundert (BA/MA)
Free topic 2: Linguistische Aspekte des Humors: aus der Sicht des Sprachsystems und darüber hinaus (BA/MA)
Free topic 3: Leben in der Moderne? – Technik, Versachlichung und Dehumanisierung in der Literatur der Weimarer Republik (BA/MA)

Courses within German Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Global Urban Studies

Global Urban Studies (MA)

Courses within Global Urban Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

History

The History of International Organisations and Europe, 1814-2017 (BA/MA)
History and hegemony: interpretations of the past at heritage sites and the Use of History (MA)

Courses within History are offered by the SAXO-Institute. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Indology

Meaningful Play: Ancient Board Games in Context (BA/MA)

Courses within Indology are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Information Science and Cultural Communication

The information age as a historical construction (MA)
Interactive Mediation spaces (MA)
Databases and database design for information management (MA)
System Evaluation and User Studier (MA)
Scholarly Communication and science Studies (MA)

Courses within Information Science and Cultural Communication are offered by the Royal School of Library and Information Science. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

It and Cognition

Specific academic prerequisites are required for the courses listed below, please enquire through the department study site for further information
Language Processing II (MA)
Cognitive Science II (MA)

Courses within IT & Cognition is offered by the Department of Nordic Research. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find further information at the department study site (intranet).

Italian Studies

All courses at Italian Studies are taught in Italian
Elective subject: Language proficiency (BA)
Free Topic 1: Margins of Italy (BA/MA)
Free Topic 2: Italiano aziendale (BA/MA)

Courses within Italian Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Japan Studies

History of Education in Japan, 1600-1945 (BA)
Introduction to Japan Studies: the history and culture of Japan before 1945 (BA)

Courses within Japanese Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Korean Studies

Introduction to Korean Studies, modern: History, Society and culture after the opening of Korea to the Present (BA)
Pop Culture in North and South Korea, Hallyu and East Asian Cultural flows (BA)

Courses within Korean Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Middle Eastern Studies

History of the Arabic language (MA)
Sociology of the Middle East (MA)

Courses within Middle Eastern Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Modern Culture

Discourses on Disconnectivity (MA)
War archives: Cultural technologies of warfare (MA) - CANCELLED
Researching Cultural Institutions: Methods and Methodologies (MA)
Site Specificity (BA/MA) - CANCELLED

Courses within Modern Culture are offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Modern European Studies (CEMES)

The History of International Organisations and Europe, 1814-2017 (MA)

Courses within Modern European Studies are offered by the SAXO-Institute. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Modern India and South Asian Studies

Globalization and Development in India and South Asia (BA)

Courses within Modern India and South Asian Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Modern Nordic Arts and Culture

Modern Nordic Literature, Popular Culture, Theatre, Dance and Music (BA)

Courses within Modern Nordic Arts and Culture is offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find further information at the department study site (intranet).

Musicology

Researching Cultural Institutions: Methods and Methodologies (MA)
Women, Performance, Music History (MA)
Modern Nordic Literature, Popular Culture, Theatre, Dance and Music (BA)

Courses within Musicology are offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Near Eastern Archaeology

Approaches to Archaeology (BA)
Archaeological Practice 1 (BA)
Near Eastern Archaeology and Archaeologists in the media (BA)
Themes and Topics in Near Eastern Archaeology 2: From Cave to City (BA/MA)

Courses within Near Eastern Archaeology are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Philosophy

Political Activism and Deliberative Democracy (BA/MA) - only for students with academic background within philosophy (at least 30 ECTS)
The Methodology of History of Philosophy: The Case of the Mind-Body Problem (BA/MA) - only for students with academic background within philosophy (at least 30 ECTS)
Freely Chosen Topic in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind (BA/MA) - only for students with academic background within philosophy (at least 30 ECTS) 

Courses within Philosophy are offered by the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Brazil as a global actor (BA)
Debates and voices in Brazilian society (BA)
Problem-based team project (BA)
The Portuguese language in time and space (BA)

Courses within Portuguese and Brazilian Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Religious Studies

Sufism: historical and contemporary perspectives (BA/MA)
The Western Esoteric Traditions: across religion, science, mysticism and philosophy in European history (BA/MA)

Courses within Religious Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Russian Studies

Contemporary Russian culture: burning issues (BA/MA)
Russian/East European history and politics (BA/MA)

Courses within Russian Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Spanish Studies

All courses at Spanish Studies are taught in Spanish
Elective subject (BA)
Textual analysis 2 (BA)
Free topic 1 (BA/MA)
Free topic 2 (BA/MA)

Courses within Spanish Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Theatre Research

Researching Cultural Institutions: Methods and Methodologies (MA)
Site Specificity (BA/MA) - CANCELLED

Courses within Theatre Research are offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Tibetology

Imagining Shangri-La (BA/MA)

Courses within Tibetology are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Contact: the Department Student Guidance Centers