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EN5602   Approaches, Theories, Contexts 2

Academic year(s): 2019-2020

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 11

Semester: 2

Planned timetable: To be arranged

Following on from Approaches, Theories, Contexts 1, this module focuses on recent interventions that challenge and extend the remit of both postcolonialism and world literature in light of contemporary contexts of globalisation, diaspora and a worlding of literary studies. Topics studied may include: hybridity and diaspora; contemporary Ireland and Scotland; Non-Anglophone post-colonial contexts; the global literary marketplace; and indigenous studies.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 1.5-hour seminar (x 9 weeks)

Scheduled learning hours: 13

Guided independent study hours: 186

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 100%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 0%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 100%

Re-assessment: One new submission equivalent in length and nature to the failed piece of coursework.  The piece submitted for reassessment must be entirely new work.


Module coordinator: Dr L M Burns
Module teaching staff: Team taught