Course catalogue - spring 2016 – University of Copenhagen

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Course catalogue spring 2016

Below you will find the spring 2016 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 can often be chosen at another level than listed below, i.e. master level (MA) courses can usually be attended by bachelor students and lead to bachelor level (BA)exams. Some courses may have prerequisites. Enquire at the department guidance centres about special conditions.

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

Courses

Academic English/Writing

Academic English (BA)
English Academic Writing (BA)
Workshop in English Academic Writing (BA)
Presentation techniques for undergraduate students (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 visit their website

Art History

Bild-Anthropologie: The Artificial Woman (BA/MA)
Neo-Dada and Neo-Avantgarde (BA/MA)
Robots and Artificial Life (BA/MA)

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

Assyriology

Society 1, Assyriology (BA)

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

Audiologopedics

Aphasiology (MA) 7.5 ECTS - requirement: studying within audiologopedics

Audiologopedics is part of the Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics

Central Asia & Afghanistan Studies

Who controls the past? History, nationalism and identity in Central Asia (BA)

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

Central European Studies

Culture, History and Memory in Central Europe (MA)
Internship (MA)

Central European Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

Cognition and Communication

Cognition and Audiovisual Communication (MA) - a very limitied number of places
Empirical Methodologies 2 (MA) - a very limitied number of places
Empirical Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience and Communication (MA) - a very limitied number of places

Cognition and Communication is part of The Department of Media, Cognition and Communication

Comparative Cultural Studies

Past and heritage: concepts, uses, current threats in the Middle East (BA)

Comparative Cultural 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 please visit the Danish Culture Courses website.

Course in Danish Culture (BA)
Danish Architecture and Urban Design (BA)
Danish Cinema (BA)
Gender and Sexuality Studies (BA)
Nordic Mythology (BA)
Søren Kierkegaard and the Challenge of Existence (BA)
Sustainable Denmark: How can we achieve sustainable development? (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.

Egyptology

Egyptian Religion and Art (BA)

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

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 cannot choose exam form C and they can only choose two MA-course in total (one with exam form A and one with exam form B)

MA-students can choose four MA-courses in total (max three with exam A, max two with exam form B or max 3 with exam form C)

Elective 3, topic 1: Black Women Writers in African American (BA)
Elective 3, topic 2: Shakespeare’s comedies, early and late (BA)
Elective 3, topic 3: (Ad)dressing the Wound: a selection of contemporary trauma
novels (BA)
Elective 3, topic 4: Twentieth-Century Britain (BA)
Elective 3, topic 5: Performing Gender and Nation: Examining Historical
Constructions of America through the Lens of Popular Culture, 1800 – 1950 (BA)
Elective 3, topic 6: Language, Politics and Discourse (BA)
Elective 4, topic 1: The Rise, Fall and Revival of the Arthurian Legend (BA)
Elective 4, topic 2: Hauntings: Late Victorian tales of the supernatural (BA)
Elective 4, topic 3: CALIFORNIA DREAMING: California Fiction and the American
Dream (BA)
Elective 4, topic 4: The British Empire through British Eyes, 1880-2000 (BA)
Elective 4, topic 5: Contemporary American Politics, 1988-2016 (BA)
Elective 4, topic 6: Accents of English (BA)
Free topic 3: English as a Lingua Franca (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 4: Sociolinguistics (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 6: Short Fiction and American Regionalism (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 7: Transnational Literatures of Travel, Exchange, and Immigration (BA/MA)
(exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 8: American Poetry from Colonial Period to the Mid-20th Century (exam
form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 9: Metafiction (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 10: Heritage and the Invention of Tradition (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 11: Women Writers’ Revisions of Male Texts (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 12: Modern and Contemporary British writing (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 13: Contemporary Experimental Poetry (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 14: Where is Home: On Migration, Displacement, and the Idea of Return
(exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 15: United States History to 1877: Major Problems of Interpretation
(exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 16: Hellfire Nation: American Religion (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 17: The Break-Up of ‘Greater Britain’: The Global Origins of the
Crisis of Britishness (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 18: History, Society, and Culture Core Course (exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
Free topic 19: Engaging in Human Rights Activism: Lessons from the Apartheid Era
(exam form A,B,C) (BA/MA)
 
English Studies is part of the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. 

Film and Media Studies

Course requirement for all courses below: student must be studying withing media, film, communication and/or journalism.
Film production and communication (MA)
Journalism, production and communication (MA)
Audience and user studies: Social media and political engagement (MA)
Film and audio-visual aesthetics: Theory and Analysis (MA)
Journalism, Culture and Society: Theory and Analysis (MA)
Culture, genres and aesthetics: International Comparative Media Studies (MA)

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

French Studies

All courses at French Studies are taught in French
Selective subject (BA)
Le français dans les métropoles plurilingues (BA/MA)
Littératures francophones dans la mondialisation: enjeux, acteurs et textes (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
Electives 1 and 2 (BA)
Free topic 1: ”Die Phantasie an die Macht!“ 1968 in der Bundesrepublik (BA/MA)
Free topic 2: Getrennt oder zusammen? Das Konzept ”Grammatik” und ”Wörterbuch“
auf dem Prüfstand (BA/MA)
Free topic 3: Deutsch-dänischer Kulturtransfer nach 1864 (BA/MA)
German history 2 (BA)

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

Global Urban Studies

Global Urban Studies (MA)

Global Urban Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies

History

Neoliberalism (BA/MA)
“Ordinary Germans” and National Socialism 1919-1945 (BA/MA)

History is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Information Science and Cultural Communication

Digital information and textuality (MA)
Information and Cultural Studies’ Theories and Traditions (MA)
Information Organizing processes (MA)
Digital museum mediation and museology (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)
Language Processing II (MA) - requirement: Familiarity with basic machine learning terms and a good knowledge of programming
Advanced Parsing Technologies (MA)
The Hard to Quantify World (or What’s in Statistics for You?) (MA)

IT and Cognition is run by Centre for Language Technology - Department of Nordic Research 

Italian Studies

All courses at Italian Studies are taught in Italian
Language proficiency (BA)
Italiano aziendale (BA/MA)
Chiesa e società nell’Italia contemporanea (BA/MA)

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

Japanese Studies

The Invention of Japanese Culture (BA/MA)

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

Linguistics

Aphasiology (MA) 15 ECTS - requirement: studying within Linguistics

Linguistics is part of the Department of Scandinavian Studies and Linguistics

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

History of Zionism and Israel (MA) - CANCELLED

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

Modern Culture

Audience Relations (BA/MA)
Auditory Culture 2: Sound and Place (MA)
Disasters and social change (BA/MA) - 7 week course
Migratory Aesthetics: Globalisation, Migration and Transcultural Identities in Contemporary Art, Film and Literature (BA/MA) - 7 week course
The Art of Financial Crisis in Denmark and the U.K (BA/MA) - 7 week course

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

Modern European Studies (CEMES)

Neoliberalism (MA)
The Political Consumer: Consumer Boycotts in Europe in the 20th Century (MA)
Culture, genres and aesthetics: International Comparative Media Studies (MA)

Modern European Studies is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Modern India and South Asian Studies

Globalization and Development in India and South Asia (BA)

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

Musicology

Musicological seminar: Sound Studies (BA) - limited number of places
Afrofuturism (MA) - limited number of places

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

Near Eastern Archaeology

Archaeological Practice 1 (BA)
Bachelor Project (BA)
Ceramics, Socioeconomics and Globalization of the 18th and 19th Century Indian
Ocean and Arabian Gulf Countries (BA/MA)
Complex society (BA)
The Archaeology of Death (BA/MA)

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

Philosophy

Classical Philosophical Problem: Confirmation and Hypothesis Testing (BA/MA)
Contemporary Philosophical Discussion: Qualitative Methods: In Practice and
Theory (BA/MA)
Contemporary Philosophical Discussion: Accumulation, Inequalities and Democracy (BA/MA)
Freely Chosen Topic in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind: Perception,
Illusion and Hallucination (BA/MA)

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

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Brazil as a global actor (BA) - taught in English
Debates and voices in Brazilian society (BA) - taught in English
The Portuguese language in time and space (BA) - taught in English

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

Rhetoric

Public speaking (BA/MA)

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

Russian Studies

Contemporary Russian culture: burning issues (BA/MA)

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

South East Asian Studies

Multiculturalism, Immigration and the Predicament of Civil Rights: Western
Europe and Southeast-Asia compared (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
Elective subject (BA)
Textual analysis 2 (BA)
Free topic 1 Ficciones y El Aleph de Jorge Luis Borges (BA/MA)
Selective subject, oral and written communication (BA)
La enseñanza del español como lengua extranjera (BA/MA)

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

Theatre Research

Audience Relations (BA/MA)

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

Tibetology

Buddhism in the modern world (BA)

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

Turkish Studies

Modern Turkish Literature in Turkish and in Translation (MA)

Turkish Studies is part of the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies 

Contact: the Department Student Guidance Centers