MABM101 American Studies - Contemporary Aspects

Annotation:

АНОТАЦИЯ:

* Lectures – 20 hours

* Workshops – 8 hours (these workshops are so designed as to provoke active student participation; they are based on individual work on tasks given previously, paper presentation on such a topic and/or debating during the seminars);

* End-term course review – 2 hours.

Grade is based on students’ participation in class throughout the semester and final exam.

ЦЕЛИ:

* to give the students considerable knowledge and understanding of the contemporary aspects in the academic field of American Studies;

* to stimulate students' critical and creative thinking in one of the most flourishing academic fields nowadays.

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American and British Studies. Comparative Approaches.

Lecturers:

Prof. Albena Bakratcheva, PhD, D.Litt.,

Course Description:

Competencies:

Успешно завършилите курса студенти:

1) знаят:

* basic equipment in American Studies.

* have a clear-cut idea as to how the field of American Studies is considered by the academy nowadays.

* have deepened their motivation towards research and general devotion to the field of American Studies.

2) могат:

* flexible critical thinking in the field of American Studies.


Prerequisites:
Студентите да имат знания и/или умения:

• English language proficiency.

• Background in American literature and culture.

• Literary theory equipment.



Types:
Full-time Programmes

Types of Courses:
Lecture

Language of teaching:
English

Topics:

Bibliography:

Студентите ще получат списък на основните автори и произведения.

Fisher, Philip, ed. THE NEW AMERICAN STUDIES. Essays from Representations. University of California Press. Berkeley, Los Angeles, Oxford, 1991.

Recent publications in US and European American Studies journals

Assessment:

Участие в семинари

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