Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201165562015Studies in Transnationalism IIElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To expand the discussions on transnationalism, moving from the British writers to literature in English.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Şebnem Toplu
Learning Outcomes
1The students attain expertise on a specific topic.
2The students learn literary and cultural theories at a higher level.
3The students learn comparative and interdisciplinary appraoches in textual analysis.
4They can use the research techniques for forming a sound argument for thesis and dissertations
5They are able to write articles based on analytical arguments.
6They can improve the techniqes of independent scholarship.
7They can produce original and analytical conceptions
8They can present their research data, by written or oral presentations
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The course's content expands by the introduction of various other writers around the world so that the students can have different viewpoints on transnational sensibilities.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction to transantionalismLecture
2Transnational sensibilitiesDiscussion
3Aravind Adiga "The White Tiger"Discussion
4Aravind Adiga "The White Tiger"Discussion
5Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner" Discussion
6Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner" Discussion
7Mohsin Hamid "The Reluctant Fundamentalist"Discussion
8Mohsin Hamid "The Reluctant Fundamentalist"Discussion
9Mid-term
10Jhompa Lahiri "The Namesake"Discussion
11Jhompa Lahiri "The Namesake" Discussion
12Kathryn Stockett "The Help"Discussion
13Kathryn Stockett "The Help"Discussion
14Overall discussionDiscussion
15Overall discussionDiscussion
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Aravind Adiga "The White Tiger" Khaled Hosseini The Kite Runner" Mohsin Hamid "The Reluctant Fundamentalist" Jhompa Lahiri "The Namesake" Kathryn Stockett "The Help" Various articles on the topic.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
English
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination15050
Final Examination17070
Writing Paper12020
Criticising Paper5525
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading15115
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)248
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