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Literary Studies (research)

This research master programme offers the possibility to combine one year research skills (60 ec) with one year specialization in the literature of one’s choice (60 ec), f.i. Italian, German, Dutch, French, English, etc.

Besides the obligatory courses (see below) the student can choose three electives (each 10 ec -> 30 ec) from his or her specialization (f.i. Italian, German, Dutch, French, English, etc.) and combine them with his or her thesis subject (25 ec).

First year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

FIRST SEMESTER

Strongly recommended

LUCAS seminar. Aby Warburg and the Weimar Republic: cultural theory for the 21st century 10
Approaches to Literature 10

Elective from your period of specialization

Choose a period elective from the courses below or Interculturality 1

Modern/Contemp. Studies: Matter and muck: bio-art, ecocriticism, and the material turn 10

Specialization Elective

Choose a specialization elective or Interculturality 1

Specialization Elective Literary Studies (research 10

Interculturality

Choose Interculturality 1 instead of your period elective or your specialisation elective

Interculturality 1: Key Concepts 10

SECOND SEMESTER

Obligatory course

Methodological Concepts in Art and Literature 10

Elective from your Period of specialization

Choose a period elective from the courses below or Interculturality 2

Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Guild of Saint Luke in Antwerp 10
Modern/Contemporary Studies: Monuments and cultural memory 10

Specialization Elective

Choose a specialization elective or Interculturality 2

Shoah-icons in (Dutch) art and literature 10
Specialization Elective Literary Studies (research 10

Interculturality

Choose Interculturality 2 instead of your period elective or your specialisation elective

Interculturality 2: The Global Imagination 10

Second year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

FIRST SEMESTER

Two obligatory courses

Research Colloquium: The Overwhelming Power of Texts, Images, Architecture & Spectacle in the Early Modern Period 5
Thesis Seminar Arts and Culture/Literary Studies (research) 5

Period Elective

Choose a period elective from the courses below or Interculturality 1

Modern/Contemp. Studies: Matter and muck: bio-art, ecocriticism, and the material turn 10

Specialization Elective

Choose a specialization elective or Interculturality 1

Specialization Elective Literary Studies (research 10

Interculturality

Choose Interculturality 1 instead of your period elective or your specialisation elective

Interculturality 1: Key Concepts 10

SECOND SEMESTER

Obligatory course

Thesis Seminar Arts and Culture/Literary Studies (research): Continuation 5
MA Thesis Literary Studies (research) 25