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Theory Seminar

Course
2018-2019

Admission requirements

Participation in the Honours College Track Archaeology.

Description

In this module, the participating Honours College students attend a series of guest lectures (once every 2 weeks) about a relevant archaeological theme.
The idea is to focus strongly on the theoretical aspects of the chosen theme, to discuss them and incorporate them in an assignment.

Course objectives

  • Insight into a current theoretical theme in archaeology;

  • Learn to express theoretical concepts and defend theoretical opinions, both verbally and in writing;

  • Present an academic theoretical discussion, both orally and in writing.

Mode of instruction

  • Lecture;

  • Seminar.

Course load

The course load will be distributed as follows:

  • 7 x 2 hours of lectures and seminars;

  • +/- 250 pages of literature;

  • Paper of 4,000 words;

  • 15-minute presentation.

Assessment method

To be announced during class (also to be found in the course outline on BlackBoard).

Reading list

To be announced during class (also to be found in the course outline on BlackBoard).

Contact

For more information about this course, please contact dr. M.S. de Waal.

Remarks

Compulsory attendance.