552.287 (16W) Specialized Topics in Cultural Studies: Canada vs. Britain vs. USA. Regional Differences in Western Comics

Wintersemester 2016/17

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03.10.2016 08:00 - 10:00 , N.0.42
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Lehrende/r
LV-Titel englisch
Specialized Topics in Cultural Studies: Canada vs. Britain vs. USA. Regional Differences in Western Comics
LV-Art
Proseminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
11 (25 max.)
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
Englisch
mögliche Sprache/n der Leistungserbringung
Englisch
LV-Beginn
03.10.2016
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

Students will gain an understanding of the mechanics, components and tools of comics as well as acquiring hands-on, in-depth experience for critical analysis of graphic novels.

Lehrmethodik

short lecture inputs; analysis and discussion of texts from the reading list;

Inhalt/e

The Western comics tradition is typically understood as one homogenous group of texts differentiated only by language variations. However, even in Anglophone contexts regional and nationaldistinctions can be found. This class will investigate the variouscharacteristics of regional Western comics traditions, primarily focusing onthe diversity among Anglophone countries, and work out similarities anddifferences between them. The ultimate aim is to provide students with anunderstanding of national and  culturalparticularities expressed in comics form.

Literatur

Brown, Chester: Louis Riel (2003) 

Claremont, Chris and Brent Anderson: X-Men - God Loves, Man Kills (1982) 

Lemire, Jeff: Essex County (2011)

McCloud, Scott: Understanding Comics (1994) 

Millar, Mark and John Romita Jr.: Kick-Ass (2010) 

Miller, Frank: 300 (1998) 

Moore, Alan and Dave Gibbons: Watchmen (1986) 

Moore, Alan and David Lloyd: V For Vendetta (1988/1989) 

O'Malley, Bryan Lee: Seconds (2014) 

Spiegelman, Art: Maus (1986/1992) 

Prüfungsinformationen

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Culture Studies (Pflichtfach)
        • Cultures in Close-Up ( 1.0h PS / 2.0 ECTS)
          • 552.287 Specialized Topics in Cultural Studies: Canada vs. Britain vs. USA. Regional Differences in Western Comics (2.0h PS / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Linguistic Basis (Pflichtfach)
        • Cultures in Close-Up B ( 1.0h PS / 2.0 ECTS)
          • 552.287 Specialized Topics in Cultural Studies: Canada vs. Britain vs. USA. Regional Differences in Western Comics (2.0h PS / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.1)
    • Fach: Fachliches Grundstudium Culture (Pflichtfach)
      • Specialized Topics in Cultural Studies ( 0.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.287 Specialized Topics in Cultural Studies: Canada vs. Britain vs. USA. Regional Differences in Western Comics (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
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