Course catalogue - Spring 2015 – University of Copenhagen

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Course catalogue - Spring 2015

Below you will find the course catalogue for international exchange- and guest students at Faculty of Humanities - Spring 2015. 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 students and lead to BA exams. Some courses may have prerequisites. Enquire at the department guidance centres about special conditions.

For information on courses taught in Danish visit kurser.ku.dk

Courses for the Spring semester 2015

Academic English/Writing

Presentation Teqniques for Undergraduate Students
Workshop in English Academic Writing
English Academic Writing
Academic English
Academic Writing for Graduate Students
Presentation Twchniques for Graduate Students
Find more information about all of the courses above

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

Asian Studies

Introduction to Japanese history and culture after 1945 (BA)
Meditative practise in Tibetan Buddhism (BA)
Introduction to Southeast Asian Studies 2: Southeast Asian Culture (BA)
Korean Cinema from the 1980s to the 1990s: A Critical and Historical Survey (BA)
Korean Language 1 and 2: Modern with Language History (BA)
Sanskrit 3: Shastra-, Kavya- og Darshanaliterature (BA)

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

Assyriology

Accadian A (BA)
Accadian C (BA)
Society 1, Assyriology (BA)
Introduction to second language: Sumerian (MA)

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

Audiologopedics

Linguistic aspects of aphasiology (MA)

Audiologopedics is part of the Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics and the Centre for Language Technology.

Central Asia & Afghanistan

Religious Currents in Central Asia (BA)
Socialist and Post-socialist Cities in Central Asia, Russia, and Eastern Europe (BA)

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

Comparative Literature

Humanomics Contemporary theories of the human sciences (BA/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)
Gender Studies: Denmark – Brothel of the North? (BA)
Sustainable Denmark: How can we achieve sustainable development? (BA)
Søren Kierkegaard and the Challenge of ExistenceVolume (BA)
Nordic Mythology (BA)
Danish Cinema (BA)
Danish Architecture and Urban Design (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.

Pre-Semester Danish Language Courses
Semester Danish Language Courses

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

Egypthology

Egyptian Religion and Art (BA)
Middle Egyptian A (BA)
Middle Egyptian C (BA)
Demotic (MA)

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

English Studies

Language, politics and discourse (BA)
Contemporary American Politics: Washington and Nation in 2015 (BA)
Migration and social change: Britain 1800-2000 (BA)
How to read Nabokov (BA)
Victorians and Material Culture (BA)
Reinventing the Southern Renaissance (BA)
Cross-cultural pragmatics and foreign language teaching (BA)
Global Accents of English (BA)
Swinging Britain? British Politics, Society and Culture in the 1960s (BA)
Shakespeare’s Romans (BA)
Place and Movement in American Fiction, 1915-1929 (BA)

Sensation novels of the 1860s (BA/MA)
American Literature and the Culture of the 1950s (BA/MA)
Foreign Language Acquisition: Focus on Form (BA/MA)
Vocabulary learning and teaching, Foreign Language Acquisition (BA/MA)
Tangled Titans: Issues in US-China-EU Relations (BA/MA)
Turning Up the Power (BA/MA)
Historical Linguistics (BA/MA)
Youth, Gender and Social Change in Twentieth-Century Britain (BA/MA)
The Individual in/and the Group: Contemporary Multicultural British Literature (BA/MA)
Literature after 9/11 (BA/MA)
Popular literature and genre: from sci-fi to young adult fiction (BA/MA)
Three Novels by Ian McEwan (BA/MA)
Teaching Literature to Adolescents BA/MA)
The Postcolonial Enlightenment (BA/MA)
19th Century American Writers in the Digital World (BA/MA)
History, Society, and Culture Core Course (BA/MA)
Gallipoli 1915: History, Memory, Myth (BA/MA)

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

European Ethnology

Anthropological and Ethnological Method (BA)
Anthropological and Ethnological Theory (BA)

European Ethnology is part of the Saxo-Institute

Film and Media Studies

The new TV Series - excess of excellence? (BA/MA)
Corporate Film in Theory and Practice (BA/MA)
An Introduction to Science Communication (BA/MA)
Social Media and Forms of Political Participation (BA/MA)
Lars von Trier, Michael Haneke and the European Artfilm (BA/MA)
European Film, Media and Public Sphere (BA/MA)
Strategic Communication in Digital Media (BA/MA)
Film and audio-visual aesthetics (MA) - Only available for MA-students with a BA in Film or Media
Film Production and Communication (MA) - Only available for MA-students with a BA in Film or Media

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

French Studies

L’Afrique du Nord (BA)
Les intellectuels français et le pessimisme contemporain : crise de la culture ou culture de crise? (BA/MA)
PARIS EXTRA-MUROS - l'Ile-de-France et la banlieue dans la littérature française moderne (BA/MA)
Modernité et culture visuelle au XIXe siècle français (BA/MA)
Le rapport entre l’oral et l’écrit dans une perspective acquisitionnelle (BA/MA)

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

German Studies

All courses at German Studies are taught in German
Die zweite Geschichte. Auseinandersetzungen mit der NS-Vergangenheit in der Bundesrepublik (BA/MA)
Name, Sprachsystem und Gesellschaft (BA/MA)
Die deutsche Romantik: eine kulturelle Umbruchsphase 1798-1820 (BA/MA)
German history 2 (BA)
Robert Walser (MA)

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

History

Changing bodies, changing choices: mortality, fertility and health transitions - Denmark in a global context 1750-2014 (BA/MA)
The History of International Organisations and Europe, 1814-2014 (BA/MA)
History of the present time of European integration 1950-2013 (BA/MA)
Economic history of Europe after 1945 (BA/MA)

History is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Indology

Comunicative Hindi 1 (BA)
Hindi propaedeutic B (BA)
Topics in Indology (BA/MA)

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

Information Science and Cultural Communication

Evaluating Usability and user experience (MA)
Information Ethics: Privacy and Surveillance (MA)
Knowledge and Information in Organizations (MA)
Stakeholder analysis (MA)
Theories and Traditions in Information and Cultural Studies (MA)
Citation analysis and research evaluation (MA)

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

Islamic Studies

Qur´an, Hadith, Sira and Tafsir (MA)

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

It and Cognition

Cognitive Science II (MA)
Data-driven Journalism (MA)
Language Processing 2 (MA)

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

Italian Studies

Aspetti culturali dell'Italia e loro manifestazioni artistiche a partire dalla Puglia (MA)

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

Korean Studies

Introduction to Korean Studies 2: Korean History and Cultural History before 1945 (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 

Middle Eastern Languages and Society

Complex society (BA)
Modern Arabic literature with literary theory and methods (MA)
Modern Turkish Literature in Turkish and in Translation (BA)

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

Minority Studies

Multiculturalism and the Predicament of Cultural Rights (BA/MA)

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

Modern European Studies (CEMES)

"1968" in Europe (MA)
Europe After Empire (MA)
The History of International Organisations and Europe, 1814-2014 (MA)
Economic history of Europe after 1945 (MA)
History of the present time of European integration 1950-2013 (MA)
The public sphere: national, transnational, European (MA)

Modern European Studies is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Modern Culture

From cosmopolitanism to afropolitanism - The history of a concept (MA)
Urban Digital Art (MA)

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

Musicology

Doctrines of passions: Baroque (BA)
Sound Studies (BA)
Anthropology of Sound (KA)

Musicology is part of the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies.

Near Eastern Archaeology

Archaeological theory, technique and method (BA)
Approaches to Historical Archaeology (BA)
The Archaeology of Death (BA/MA)
The Archaeology of Islam as an agent in historical and heritage studies (BA/MA)
Critical Analysis of Material Culture (MA)

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

Philosophy

Freely Chosen Topic in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind (BA/MA)
Phenomenology of Perception (BA/MA)
Plato’s Gorgias (BA/MA)
The Enlightenment (BA/MA)
Happiness (BA/MA)
The Philosophical Problems of Scepticism (BA/MA)
Philosophy of Action - Explanation, Intentions and Control (BA/MA)

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.

Prehistoric Archaeology

Archaeological Topic A - Textile Archaeology – a hands-on approach (MA)

Prehistoric Archaelology is part of the Saxo-Institute

Rhetoric

Public Speaking (BA/MA)

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

Russian Studies

Russian Foreign Policy (BA/MA)

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

Southeast Asian Studies

Civilizing the Margins: Center and Periphery in Southeast Asia and Beyond (BA/MA)
Introduction to Modern India and South Asia (II) – Societies in Modern India & South Asia (BA)
Southeast Asia in Context International Summer School (BA/MA)
Voices of Islam in Southeast 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

Imaginarios cubanos – literatura, cultura y sociedad en la Cuba revolucionaria (BA/MA)
Nacionalistas, inmigrantes y mujeres: ideología y representación de grupos sociales en la prensa (BA/MA)
España en el mundo globalizado (Curso 2: España y la construcción europea: de la periferia al centro (1898-2013) (BA/MA)
Writing lab (BA)

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

Thai

Thai Language 1: Modern with Southeast Asian Language History (BA)
Thai Propaedeutics B (BA)
Thai sprog 3: mundtlig kommunikation (BA)

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

Theatre Research

Relational Choreography (MA)

Theatre Research is part of the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies.

 

Contact: the Department Student Guidance Centers