LITS3303 / LITS6001 MODERN CRITICAL THEORY

SEMESTER 1, 2005-2006

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The term paper is due this week.  Make sure that you follow my Essay Writing Guidelines.  Come and see me if you have questions.

Assessment:

Seminar participation and / or presentation(s): 10%

Term paper: 30%

Final examination: 60% (2 questions in 2 hours)

Note that, whatever the final mark, students must pass at least one question in the final exam to pass any course in Literatures in English.  Failures of this sort are denoted by FE ('Failed Exam') on the grade slip.

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2005-2006

Exam:

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Past Exam Papers

See also the past papers for LITS2307

Term Paper:

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Essay-Writing Resources

MEETING TIMES

Two compulsory 1.5 hour seminars:

TU 10.30 AM - NOON (A27)

TR 10.30 AM - NOON (A27)

Advice on the Importance of Regular Attendance

READING SCHEDULE

Module One: Weeks 1-6: Phenomenology, Existentialism, Hermeneutics

Module Two: Weeks 7-12: Phenomenological Critical Theory, Feminist Theory, Post-colonial Theory

The Reading Schedules are dynamic pages to which I will add information on a regular basis -- check them at least once per week for updates.

I will post the notes (these are all PDF documents) at the latest the night before a lecture.  Please print and bring to class.  If, for some reason, I cannot post the notes, I will bring copies to class