Spring 2014 – University of Copenhagen

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Course catalogue - spring 2014

Below you will find the course catalogue for international exchange- and guest students at Faculty of Humanities - spring 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)
English Academic Writing (BA)
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

A History of Taste (BA/MA)
Just about "What images do" (BA/MA)
Video (BA/MA)

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

Assyriology

Accadian A (BA)
Accadian C (BA)
Society 1 (BA)

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

Chinese Studies

Chinese Society and Politics (BA)

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

Classical Archaeology

Aegean Textile Archaeology and script (MA) 

Classical Archaeology is part of the SAXO Institute.

Comparative Literature

Auditory Culture 2 (MA)

Comparative Literature is part of the Department of Arts and Cultural 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 Planning (BA)
Danish Cinema (BA)
Environmental Challenges for Denmark (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.

Egyptology

Critical Analysis of Material Culture (MA)
Egyptian Religion and Art (BA)
Middle Egyptian A (BA)

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

English Studies

(A)dressing the Wound: on contemporary trauma writing (BA)
American Politics - elective 3 course (BA)
American Politics - elective 4 course (BA)
Epic: Heroic and Moch-Heroic (BA)
Global English (BA)
Ideals and Interests: US Foreign Policy from the Cold War to the War on Terror (BA)
Implosion of Empire: Decolonizing Britain (BA/MA)
Language, Politics and Discourse (BA)
Milton's Paradise Lost and the epic tradition (BA/MA)
Place and movement in American Fiction 1900-1930 (BA)
Romanticism (BA/MA)
Short fiction and American Regionalism 1890-1925 (BA/MA)
The American Presidency (BA/MA)
The American short story (BA/MA)
The British Empire through British Eyes: 1850-2000 (BA)
Themes in American Literature (BA)
Virginia Woolf and Her Influence on Contemporary Writers (BA)
Visualising the Migrant Past: Photography and Film (BA/MA)
Women Novelists of the Mid-Twentieth Century (BA/MA)

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

European Ethnology

Anthropological and Ethnological Theory (BA)

European Ethnology is part of the SAXO Institute.

Film and Media Studies

Animation (BA/MA)
Children, Youth and Media (BA/MA)
Corporate Film (BA/MA)
European Film, Media and Public Sphere (BA/MA)
French New Wave (BA/MA)
Identity Culture and Media (BA/MA)
Public Diplomacy in the Era of Digital Media (BA/MA)
Screenwriting course (BA/MA)
Social Media and Civic Engagement (BA/MA)
The Precarious Aesthetics (BA/MA)
Viewing the Middle East (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

Corneille Le Cid (BA/MA)
France and the Francophone World (BA) (taught in French and English)
L'Afrique du Nord - Langue - Littérature - culture dans les navs du Maghreb (BA) (taught in French)
Modernité et culture visuelle au XIXe siécle francais (BA/MA)
Un panorama sur le réalisme et le naturalisme. Quelles sont les caractéristiques de ces mouvements littéraires? (BA/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 interkulturelle Stadt: Berlin (BA/MA)
Die literarische Moderne. Eine problemgeschichtliche Einführung in die deutschsprachige Literatur von Heinrich von Kleist (BA/MA)
Elective Courses within German History, literature and linguistics (BA)
German History 2 (BA)
Sprache, Politik und Krieg (BA/MA)

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

Hebrew Studies

Media in the Middle East (MA)

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

History

Aegean Textile Archaeology and script (BA/MA)
The History of the European Union, 1945 to 2013 (BA/MA)
The Word of God in Early Modern Europe (BA/MA)
Who Ruled Democratic Athens? Political Science Approaches to the Classical Athenian Deocracy (BA/MA)

History is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Indology

Ayurveda and Yoga in India (BA)

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

Information Science and Cultural Communication

Information and cultural studies theories and traditions (MA) - courses are open for both BA and MA students
Information Ethics: Privacy and Surveillance (MA) - courses are open for both BA and MA students
System Evaluation and User Studies (MA) - courses are open for both BA and MA studentes
Urban Culture - Place, Space and Relations (MA) - courses are open for both BA and MA students

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

It and Cognition

Language Processing II (language technology I) (MA)
Specialization I - Gesture and Language (MA)
Statistical Methods for Machine Learning (MA)
Cognitive Science II (Cognitive Psychology I) (MA)

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

Japanese Studies

History of Music in Japan from the Mid-Nineteenth Century (BA)
Introduction to the history and culture of Japan before 1945 (BA)

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

Korean Studies

Introduction to Korean Studies 2: Korean History and Cultural History before 1945 (BA)
North Korea: History, society and culture (BA)

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

Medieval Studies

Latin Palaeography and the book culture of the Middle Ages (BA)

Medieval Studies is part of the SAXO institute.

Modern Culture

Modern Culture: Theoretical Topic 1: Mass Digitization and the Information Age (BA/MA)

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

Modern European Studies

European Film, Media and Public Sphere (MA)
The History of the European Union, 1945 to 2013 (BA/MA)

Modern European Studies is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Modern India and South Asian Studies

Introduction to Modern India and South Asia (II) - Societies in Modern India & South Asia (BA)

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

Near Eastern Archaeology

Approaches to Historical Archaeology (BA)
Archaeological theory, technique and method (BA)
Complex Society (BA)
Critical Analysis (MA)
The Archaeology of Conflict &Coexistence in the Islamic World (BA/MA)

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

Philosophy

Dimensions of Liberty (BA/MA)
EU Border Control in the 21st Century (BA/MA)
Introduction to Central Topics in Phenomenology and Recent Philosophy of Mind (BA/MA)
Mind the World (BA/MA)
Philosophy and Religion in Antiquity and the Renaissance (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

The Portuguese language in time and space (BA)
Debates and voices in Brazilian society (BA)

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

Rhetoric

Public Speaking (BA/MA)

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

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

Russian Studies

EU foreign Policy and Relations with Eastern Europe and the Middle East (BA/MA)

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

Southeast Asian Studies

Contemporary Issues in Southeast Asia (BA/MA)
Introduction to Southeast Asian Studies 2: Southeast Asian Culture (BA)
Multiculturalism in Southeast Asia (BA/MA)
Southeast Asia in Context (International Summer School - IARU) (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

en la comunicación oral Identidad y poder: conversación coloquial, profesional y medática (BA/MA)
Latin-American history, culture and litterature from 1800 till today (BA) - course description in Danish - for course description in English please contact the Department guidance counsellors at the Department.
Pensar en espanol. Entre la filosofía y la literatura (BA/MA)
Spanish - Writing lab (BA) - course description in Danish - for course description in English please contact the Department guidance counsellors at the Department.

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

Tibetology

The Concept of Karma (BA)

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

 

 

Contact: the Department Student Guidance Centers