DIS Stockholm - Literature

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DIS Stockholm - Literature

Literature 
Interpret the role of the Other in European literature. This program invites you to join contemporary discussions on issues of identity, marginalization, and the idea of the foreigner, and their thematic and ideological implications for narrative. 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS 
  • Meet with European contemporary authors and scholars, and build the analytical framework to articulate your own critical voice 
  • Develop skills necessary to analyze and deconstruct the underlying assumptions in works of literature, and consider the historic and social contexts in which texts were written 
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated study tours to explore British literature from a postcolonial perspective

STUDENT PROFILE 
This program is right for you if you study literature, English, or related disciplines, or share a passion for Nordic and European literature. 

CORE COURSE 

Imagining the Other in European Literature 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Examine how Otherness has been imagined and depicted in Nordic and European literature. Through questioning the underlying assumptions in European literature, explore the processes of constructing and representing the Other in terms of race, gender, culture, social class, sexual orientation, religion, and nationality. 
Week-Long Study Tour: London-Oxford 
Core Course Week: Study tour within Sweden + a two-day seminar in Stockholm 

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