The Danger of Literature - Literary Battles and the Freedom of Speech, 7,5 Credits

In this course, students discuss literature and the freedom of speech in a historical perspective. Drawing on topics raised by current writers who are members of PEN international - an organization of writers defending the freedom of speech - students read literary works in English that have caused public debates or scandals. Students learn what literature is - analyzing poetry, prose and drama - and what literature does - analyzing its impact on readerships.

ECTS Credits

7,5 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements (G1N)

School

School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: General entry requirements (cources labelled A2)

or

General entry requirements and also English B (cources labelled 2)

Selection: Average grade/national university aptitude test/university points

Additional information: Teaching Methods

The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.

Assessment


The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: X1001

Prerequisites: General entry requirements (cources labelled A2)

or

General entry requirements and also English B (cources labelled 2)

Selection: Average grade/national university aptitude test/university points

Additional information: Teaching Methods

The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.

Assessment


The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: X1101

Prerequisites: General entry requirements (cources labelled A2)

or

General entry requirements and also English B (cources labelled 2)

Selection: Average grade/national university aptitude test/university points

Additional information: Teaching Methods

The course can be made up of lectures, laboratory work, seminars, field studies, exercises, placement studies, web-based discussions and/or workshops.

Assessment


The course can be assessed through written examination, take-home examination, compulsory course components, paper, essay and/or oral examination.

Course syllabus

Application code: V1050