Orientation Literature and Society 1

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

This course aims to (1) familiarise students with important topics and
research questions in the programme Literature and Society: English, and
literary studies more generally; (2) familiarise students with the
different roles that the study of humanities can play inside and outside
academia; (3) enhance students' ability to envisage future prospects and
a career after graduating (e.g. the labour market).

Inhoud vak

This course acquaints students with studying at university, the field of
literary studies, and career perspectives. The course has two different
themes: research-based education and career orientation. During each
period sessions will be organised especially for students of Literature
and Society: English and classes in which other humanities students join
the group. The classes will be taught by instructors who teach other
courses within the BA programme Literature and Society: English,
faculty members from other departments, alumni, and invided
professionals working in the field of literature. The course includes
some on-site visits to literary and cultural institutions in Amsterdam,
the Dutch "capital of literature".


Lectures, seminars, in-class assignments, guest lecturers, and some
visits off-campus. One two-hour class per week during periods 1 and 2


None; attendance is compulsory (max. 3 absences per semester)

Vereiste voorkennis



Announced during the course, where relevant.


First-year students of Literature and Society: English.

Overige informatie

Attendance is compulsory (max. 3 absences per semester).

Algemene informatie

Vakcode L_ALBALES112
Studiepunten 0 EC
Periode P1+2
Vakniveau 100
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. J.F. van der Meulen
Examinator dr. J.F. van der Meulen
Docenten dr. J.F. van der Meulen

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