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Course Detail

Degree
Bachelor
Standard Academic Year
3・4
Course delivery methods
Hybrid or Others
Subject
Social studies, Languages
Program
School
School of Humanities and Culture
Department
College of Comparative Culture
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Thu3
Capacity
Credits
1.0
Language
English
Course Number
AC61C02

Seminar in Anglo-American Studies I University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

This class surveys major literary and cinematic works belonging to the Southern Gothic tradition, with a special focus on short stories. Authors include Edgar Allan Poe, William Faulkner, Flannery O'Connor, Eudora Welty, Carson McCullers, Tennessee Williams and Alice Munro.

Learning Achievement

Student will develop a deeper understanding of the Southern Gothic tradition in literature and film, focusing on the structures of power involved in the genre. Students will also work independently and in group to work through the various texts analyzed in class.

Competence

Critical and Creative Thinking; Data information literacy; Broad perspective and international mindedness; Autonomous Collaboration and Independent Work; Analytical ability of culture; International Communication skills

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

Evaluations:
1.Class participation: 50%
3. Final paper: 50%

Course schedule

Course type

Class Exercises

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Lafontaine Andrée

Other information

Lecture is conducted in English.
Hybrid or Others
AC14222, AC15202, AC61042の単位取得者は履修できない。 The quality of this class relies heavily on student participation. You are therefore expected to come to class prepared with thoughts and questions about the assigned readings. Plagiarism is a serious offence that will not be tolerated in this class. If you are unsure about how to proceed with sources, come and talk to me.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Andrée Lafontaine

Email address: andreelafontaine@icloud.com


Link to the syllabus provided by the university