Course catalogue - autumn 2014 – University of Copenhagen

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Course catalogue - Autumn 2014

Below you will find the course catalogue for international exchange- and guest students at Faculty of Humanities - autumn 2014. All courses in the catalogue is taught either in English or another foreign language.





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

Academic English/Writing

Academic English (BA)
Academic Writing (MA)
English Academic Writing (BA)
Presentation Techniques (BA)
Presentation Techniques (MA)
Workshop in English Academic Writing (BA)

Academic English and Academic Writing is offered by Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use. For more information visit their website

Art History

Art history 1: Contemporary Art and Introduction to Art Historical Praxis (BA)

Art History is part of the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies.

Assyriology

Introduction to Mesopotamia (BA)
Mesopotamian Culture: Literature and Religion (BA)

Assyriology is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Central Asia & Afghanistan

Great Games, Old and New. Politics and Society in Modern Central Asia (BA)

Central Asia and Afghanistan Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Danish Culture Courses

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

Course in Danish Culture (BA)
Danish Architecture and Urban Design(BA)
Danish Cinema (BA)
Gender Studies: Denmark – Brothel of the North? (BA)
Nordic Mythology (BA)
Søren Kierkegaard and the Challenge of Existence (BA)

Danish Culture Courses is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Danish Language Courses

The Faculty offers Laguage courses to international students at University of Copenhagen.

Information on Danish Language Courses

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

Danish Studies

The Icelandic Fornaldarsögur and Early Historiography: Origin, Transmission and Reception (BA/MA)
Advanced Parsing Technologies (MA)

Danish Studies is part of the Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics.

Egyptology

Introduction to Mesopotamia (BA)

Egyptology is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

English Studies

Body and Text: Redefining the Subject in Postcolonial Fiction (MA)
Introduction to American Studies A/ B  (BA)
Introduction to British Studies A: Experiments in Narrative Technique in the Early Novel (BA)
Introduction to British Studies B: Victorian Art and Poetry (BA)
Introduction to Postcolonial Studies A/ B  (BA)
Globalization, World Order and Theories of International Relations (MA)
Orientalism in Literary Fiction (MA)
Problems of Representation in Contemporary Literature (MA)
Screening Britain: Film and Society in Postwar Britain (MA)
The Black Atlantic Revisited (MA)
The Figure of a Stranger in (Postcolonial) Theory and Text (MA)
The Literature of the First World War (MA)
Theme in American Studies A: The Politics and Social History of American Art (BA)
Theme in American Studies B: Examining Historical Constructions of America through the lens of Popular Culture 1800-1950 (BA)
Theme in British Studies: Modern and Contemporary British Writing (BA)
Theme in British Studies: Shakespeare and the English Language (BA)
Theme in Postcolonial Studies: Postcolonial Childhoods (BA)
Theme in Postcolonial Studies: The Black Atlantic (BA)
The Transnational Turn in Contemporary Literature (MA)
The Vietnam War (MA)
The Writings of the Brönte Sisters (MA)

English Studies is part of the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. 

Film and Media Studies

Big Data the Hype, the Theories and the Implications (BA/MA)
De-Westernising Media Studies (BA/MA)
Media, Violence, Audience (BA/MA)
Multiculturalism, Diversity and Social Media (BA/MA)
Scandinavian Film & TV Elective (BA/MA)
Short Films – an introduction to Writing, Directing and Producing Short Films (BA/MA)
Strategic Marketing Communications – Theory and Practice (BA/MA)

For information on how to sign up for courses visit the Departments website.

Film and Media Studies is part of the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication.

French Studies

France and the Francophone World (BA)
French Culture and Difference in the French and Francophone (MA)
French Language and Language Awareness Today (MA)
Language and Language Production in a Contrastive Perspective (MA)
Situation Adapted Communication (BA/MA)
Social Cynicism and French Literature (MA)

French Studies is part of the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies.

German Studies

All courses in German Studies is taught in German

Die Frankfurter Schule 1922-1969: Eine Transatlantische Intellektuellen-Geschichte (MA)
German in Europe and Denmark (BA)
German in Use (BA/MA)
German History (BA)
German History of Literature 2 (BA)
German History 3 (BA)
The Great War – Neue Forschung zum Ersten Weltkrieg (MA)
100 Jahre 1. Weltkrieg. Die Kühle nach dem Trommelfeuer – Neue Sachlichkeit bei Musil, Döblin, Brecht und Jünger (MA)

German Studies is part of the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies.

History

Americas Wild Ride: The Frontier Heritage in History, Culture and Politics (BA/MA)
Beyond the State and Deep into History – State Formation, Ancient History & Modern Sociology (BA/MA)
Dress and Fashion in Early Modern Europe 1500-1650 (BA/MA)
European Economic Identity in the American Century (BA/MA)

History is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Indology

Sanskrit 2 (BA) – Formal requirements must be met to take this course
Spoken Sanskrit (BA)

Indology is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Information Science and Cultural Communication

Computers, Artificial Intelligence, and Philosophy of Mind (MA) – not open for 1. semester Full Degree students
Information Organizing Processes (MA)
Information and Cultural Studies’ Theories and Traditions (MA)
The Contribution of Information Science to Evidence: An Introduction to Medical Informatics (MA) – not open for 1. semester Full Degree students
Information Literacies and Instructional Design (MA) – not open for 1. semester Full Degree students

Information Science and Cultural Communication is part of the Royal School of Library and Information Science.

It and Cognition

Cognitive Science I (MA)
Cognitive Science III (MA)
Language Processing I (MA)
Scientific Programming (MA)

IT and Cognition is run by the Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics and the Centre for Language Technology

Japanese Studies

History of Education in Japan 1600-1945 (BA)

Japanese Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Korean Studies

Korean Language I and II: Modern Language History (BA) – Formal requirement must be met to take this course
Popular Culture in North and South Korea, Hallyu and East Asian Cultural Flows (BA)

Korean Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Middle Eastern Languages and Society

History of Islamic and Middle East Studies (MA)
Middle Eastern Literature in Translation (MA)

Middle Eastern Languages and Society is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Modern Culture

Digital Cultural Politics (BA/MA)
Urban Culture and Cultural Theory(BA/MA)
4 Cities: Analysis of Architecture and Open Spaces (BA/MA)

Modern Culture is part of the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies.

Modern European Studies

European Film, Media and Public Sphere (MA)
European Economic Identity in the American Century (MA)

Modern European Studies is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Modern India and South Asian Studies

Society of Modern India and South Asia (BA)

Modern India and South Asian Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. 

Near Eastern Archaeology

Hellenistic to Late Antique Periods in the Near East (MA) – Formal requirements must be met to take this course
Hunterer, Gatherer And Agriculture (BA)
Introduction to Mesopotamia (BA)
Neolithic to Early Urban Periods(MA) – Formal requirements must be met to take this course

Near Eastern Archaeology is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Philosophy

Central Topics in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind (BA/MA)
Ethics of Emerging Biotechniques (BA/MA)
Kants Kritik der Reinen Vernuft (BA/MA)
Philosophy of Psychology: Contemporary Discussions (BA/MA)
The Epistomology of Disagreement (BA/MA)
L’’objet’ de la phénoménologie (BA/MA)

For information on how to sign up for courses visit the Departments website.

Philosophy is part of the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication.

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Debates and Voices in Portuguese Society (BA)
Discourse and Identity (BA)
Film, Media and the Arts in Portuguese in a Globalized World (BA)
Introduction to Area Studies (BA)
Introduction to the Portuguese-Speaking World (BA)

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies is part of the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies.

Russian Studies

Russian Foreign Policy (BA/MA)

Russian Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Southeast Asian Studies

Fragile Democratization Processes and Civil Society in Asia (BA/MA)

Southeast Asian Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

Spanish Studies

All courses at Spanish Studies are taught in Spanish

Social Pragmatics (BA)
Spanish History, Culture and Literature before 1800 (BA)
Interpersonal Language (BA)

Spanish Studies is part of the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies.

Theater Studies

Dramaturgies in Contemporary Performance Theatre: Theories in Practice (BA/MA)

Tibetology

Content Course 1 and Easy Reading (BA) – Formal requirements must be met to take this course
Close Encounter with Tibet (MA) – Formal requirements must be met to take this course
Close Encounter with Buddhism: How We Approach Buddhist Culture in Our Study and Research (BA/MA)

Tibetology is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.

 

 

Contact: the Department Student Guidance Centers