Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
705002772012MYTHOLOGY AND CULTUREElective232
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To give the students if the Faculty of Letters an insight about how myths work out in interpreting social sciences and culture.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ögr. Gör. Dr. Funda Civelekoglu
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to grasp the origin of myths.
2To be able to understand the mechanisms of mythology.
3To gain awareness on the relationship between myths and culture.
4To build up relationships between myths and cultural apparatus.
5To be able to interpret texts in the light of mythology.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The origin of myths. The mechanism(s) of mythology. What is culture? Mechanisms of Western way of thinking.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Sexual Personae, Chapter 1
2Sexual Personae, Chapter II
3Sexual Personae, Chapter II
4Sexual Personae, Chapter III
5Sexual Personae, Chapter III
6Film, Elementerteilchen by Oskar Roehler
7Analysis of Elementerteilchen
8Midterm Exam
9Review of the Midterm Exam
10Interpretation of a literary text
11Interpretation of a literary text
12Interpretation of a literary text
13Interpretation of a literary text
14Wrap-up
15
16
Recommended or Required Reading
Paglia, Camille. Sexual Personae. Roehler, Oskar. Elementerteilchen. Poe, Edgar Allan. The Masque of the Red Death.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures12224
Self Study428
Individual Study for Mid term Examination248
Individual Study for Final Examination248
Reading428
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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