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Literary Studies (research)

This reseach master programme offers the possibility to combine one year research skills (60 ec) with one year specialization in the literature of oneā€™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

Vak 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

Vak 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