Comparative Literature 2B - Frontiers (Exploring Identity)

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Comparative Literature 2B - Frontiers (Exploring Identity)

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Building on literary skills which students have acquired through study at Level 1, this course will focus on various literary and cinematic depictions of the human search for identity and the meaning of self through a series of challenging texts and films from a variety of cultures.
    By the end of this course students will be able to:
    ? demonstrate an ability to analyse unfamiliar and culturally-different texts;
    ? demonstrate an in-depth understanding of various texts in their historical, cultural and intellectual contexts, and highlight significant affinities and differences between them;
    ? write and argue cogently about selected issues/themes without losing sight of a more general, unified framework.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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