Language and Cultural History

Faculteit Letteren
Jaar 2019/20
Vakcode LHF019M10
Vaknaam Language and Cultural History
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Language and Cultural History
Leerdoelen After completing this course students are knowledgeable about the most important theories and research paradigms concerning language in its socio-political historical context. They will be able to critically read and discuss literature and source texts independently and to report on that.
Omschrijving By means of a discourse and conceptual analysis of key texts on nationalism and minority thinking, the close relationship between language and political power is dealt with from a global, historical as well as anthropological point of view. In particular, the connections between language, state and nation(s) will be topics of discussion. The importance of language for the formation of a civic national or an ethnolinguistic minority identity as well as the role ideas on language can play to include or exclude population groups will also be discussed.
Uren per week 2
Onderwijsvorm zelfstudie (begeleid)
Toetsvorm essay, portfolio, werkstuk(ken)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator T. Lanz, PhD.
Docent(en) T. Lanz, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
A reader will be made available to the students
Entreevoorwaarden Open to students who have been admitted to one of the master programs in linguistics.
Opmerkingen Progress is open van 19 november 2018 t/m 7 december 2018. De (eventuele) werkgroep intekening in Nestor is open van 12 december 07.00 uur t/m 21 december 23.59 uur. De faculteit behoudt zich het recht voor wijzigingen aan te brengen in het vakaanbod, het aantal groepen en de roostering.
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ma Taalwetenschappen  (Ma Multilingualism) 1 semester II keuze