552.286 (17S) Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Graphic Novels (WW II - present)

Sommersemester 2017

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10.03.2017 09:00 - 14:00 , N.1.71
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Lehrende/r
LV Nummer Südostverbund
ENM03003UL
LV-Titel englisch
Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Graphic Novels (WW II - present)
LV-Art
Proseminar (prüfungsimmanente LV )
Semesterstunde/n
2.0
ECTS-Anrechungspunkte
3.0
Anmeldungen
12 (25 max.) Anzahl der tatsächlich angemeldeten Studierenden
Organisationseinheit
Unterrichtssprache
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LV-Beginn
10.03.2017
eLearning
zum Moodle-Kurs

LV-Beschreibung

Intendierte Lernergebnisse

Students will gain an understanding of the basic concepts in comics studies necessary to think, speak and write about comics. They will also acquire hands-on, in-depth experience for critical analysis of graphic novels, and learn about key moments in American history as they are presented in comics form. 

Lehrmethodik

short lecture inputs; analysis and in-class discussions of texts from the reading list;

Inhalt/e

In this class we will investigate various comics and graphic novels, primarily focusing on the representation of key moments in American History, from the Second World War until the presidential election in 2016. The ultimate aim is to provide students with an understanding of American History expressed in comics form. 

Literatur

Some of the texts from this (yet incomplete) reading list will be provided by the instructor. 


Fetter-Vorm, Jonathan: Trinity - A Graphic History of the First Atomic Bomb (2013)

Gonick, Larry: Cartoon History of the United States (1991)

Hastings, Christopher & Langdon Foss: Vote Loki (2016)

Jacobson, Sid & Ernie Colón: The 9/11 Report - A Graphic Adaptation (2006)

McCloud, Scott: Understanding Comics (1994) 

Spiegelman, Art: In the Shadow of No Towers (2004)

Spiegelman, Art: Maus (1986/1992) 

Zimerman, Dwight Jon & Chuck Horner & Wayne Vansant: The Vietnam War - A Graphic History (2009)

Prüfungsinformationen

Prüfungsmethode/n

active participation in class; 

student presentations; 

nine written spotlights (500 words each) 

Beurteilungskriterien/-maßstäbe

40% active participation 

40% spotlights 

20% presentation 

Beurteilungsschema

Note/Grade Benotungsschema

Position im Curriculum

  • Bachelor-Lehramtsstudium Bachelor Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 407, Version: 15W.2)
    • Fach: Anglophone Cultural History and Theory (Pflichtfach)
      • ENM.003 Topics in American Cultural Studies ( 2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.286 Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Graphic Novels (WW II - present) (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 4., 5., 6. Semester empfohlen
  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Culture Studies (Pflichtfach)
        • Cultures in Close-Up ( 1.0h PS / 2.0 ECTS)
          • 552.286 Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Graphic Novels (WW II - present) (2.0h PS / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Lehramtsstudium Unterrichtsfach Englisch (SKZ: 344, Version: 04W.7)
    • 1.Abschnitt
      • Fach: Linguistic Basis (Pflichtfach)
        • Cultures in Close-Up ( 1.0h PS / 2.0 ECTS)
          • 552.286 Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Graphic Novels (WW II - present) (2.0h PS / 4.0 ECTS)
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 15W.1)
    • Fach: Fachliches Grundstudium Culture (Pflichtfach)
      • Topics in American Cultural Studies ( 0.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
        • 552.286 Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Graphic Novels (WW II - present) (2.0h PS / 3.0 ECTS)
          Absolvierung im 3. Semester empfohlen
  • Bachelorstudium Anglistik und Amerikanistik (SKZ: 612, Version: 10W.3)
    • Fach: Fachliches Aufbaustudium (ab 11W) (Pflichtfach)
      • Modul: Culture (ab 11W)
        • Topics in Culture ( 2.0h PS / 5.0 ECTS)
          • 552.286 Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Graphic Novels (WW II - present) (2.0h PS / 5.0 ECTS)

Gleichwertige Lehrveranstaltungen im Sinne der Prüfungsantrittszählung

Sommersemester 2019
  • 552.286 PS Topics in American Cultural Studies: Imagining Surveillance through Literature and Film (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2018
  • 552.286 PS Topics in American Cultural Studies: Privilege and the Cultural Politics of Oppression (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2017
  • 552.285 PS Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Film (World War II to the 1990s) (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2016
  • 552.286 PS Topics in American Cultural Studies: American History through Film (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2015/16
  • 552.285 PS Topics in American Cultural Studies: Symbols of Strangeness - Visualized References to the Unconventional in American Popular Culture (2.0h / 3.0ECTS)
Sommersemester 2014
  • 551.239 PS Topics in Culture: American Culture and the Environment (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)
Wintersemester 2012/13
  • 551.239 EX Topics in Culture: Experiencing the US (2.0h / 4.0ECTS)