Languages and Literatures of Southeast Asia
The first part of this seminar discusses the importance of literature and language for nation-building, and language politics in select case studies inSoutheast Asia. The second part is dedicated to reading modern Southeast Asian literature (in translation as well as in original languages such asMalay/Indonesian and English). In the third part, students practice their translation skills and/or their English writing skills.
At the end of the course, students should have the vocabulary and knowledge to discuss the relationship between language and nationalism bydrawing on a variety of Southeast Asian case studies. They should be able to demonstrate enhanced critical reading skills, both in the close reading ofliterary texts and in assessing and applying theoretical analysis in secondary texts. Further, they should be able to demonstrate improved theirwriting skills, with an emphasis on using primary texts to support their arguments as well as greater experience in oral discussion of ideas and inmaking constructive contributions to class discussions.
synchron/asynchron: Veranstaltung findet synchron statt
Die Veranstaltung wurde 2 mal im Vorlesungsverzeichnis SoSe 2021 gefunden: