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Literary Studies: Literature in Society. Europe and Beyond

Literature in Society. Europe and Beyond is a specialisation within the MA Literary Studies. The programme is structured as follows:

Core course: Literature in Society: Narrative, fiction, voice

Elective 1: one of the Literature in Society electives

Elective 2: choose between:
- One of the Literature in Society electives
- Slavery. Discourse and Representation in European and Caribbean literature (1800-2000)
- American Comics Against the Code: Autobiography and Journalism in Graphic Novels
- Migration Matters: (Im)migration, Memory, and Identity in American Literature and Film

Elective 3: choose between:
- The courses mentioned under Elective 1 and Elective 2 or
- Another course on literature & culture from a related MA. Its subject should be about the relationship between literature and political or social issues, in a transnational perspective. If you choose this option you must always ask the board of examiners for approval.
- An internship. Please note that you can only do an internship after obtaining 20 credits in course work.

MA thesis (20 EC)

Students starting in September take the core course and two electives in their first semester. In their second semester they take another elective and write their MA thesis. Students starting in February take three electives in their first semester. In the Fall semester they take the core course and write their MA thesis.