6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2017
Studies in the culture of the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries in Ukraine. Literary texts (polemical literature; lyrical, laudatory and emblematic verse; school drama, including comic interlude; historical writing; the philosophical and poetic works of Skovoroda) are examined in the original, in relation to contemporary Ukrainian art, architecture, music and folklore, and with reference to social and political developments.
- Upon completion of this unit students should have acquired a knowledge of representative texts of the major genres of the Ukrainian literature, an in-depth knowledge of the major developments of the Ukrainian history
- Students should have developed an understanding of the texts in the context of contemporary East-Slavic and Ukrainian culture, and should be able to place them into the context of social and political change as well as the context of other arts
- Students should have developed skills in critical interpretation, as well as coherent, independent written argument that makes properly documented use of secondary literature
- Students taking the unit at fourth-year level should be familiar with various critical and theoretical approaches to the subject matter of the unit.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
A minor in Ukrainian Studies