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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

Obligatory Course

Research school course 5
LUCAS seminar. Aby Warburg and the Weimar Republic: cultural theory for the 21st century 5

Optional courses

Approaches to Literature 10

Elective: Periode. Choose one of two or choose Interculturality 1

Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Fabulous Findings: Searching the Past in Pre-Modern Europe 10
Modern and Contemporary Studies: Literature, Cultural Memory and Trauma 10

Elective: Specialization. Choose a specialization elective or Interculturality 1

Specialization Elective Literary Studies (research 10

Interculturality 1

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: Paris c. 1750, the Birth of the Modern Art World 10
Modern and Contemporary Studies: Negotiations: Art and Literature of the contemporary Caribbean 10

Elective: Specialization. Choose a specialization elective or Interculturality 2

Specialization Elective Literary Studies (research 10

Interculturality 2

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

One obligatory course

Thesis seminar and colloquium 10

Period Elective

Choose a period elective from the courses below or Interculturality 1

Medieval and Early Modern Studies: Fabulous Findings: Searching the Past in Pre-Modern Europe 10
Modern and Contemporary Studies: Literature, Cultural Memory and Trauma 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

Research school course 5
MA Thesis Literary Studies (research) 25