Course: Postcolonialism

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Course title Postcolonialism
Course code KAN/APOS
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Seminary
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Potočňáková Magdaléna, PhDr. Ph.D.
  • Quinn Justin John, Doc.
  • Vice William Bradley, Ph.D.
Course content
Anglophone culture from colonial roots in countries such as Australia, Nigeria, the US and Ireland, exploring how these various national cultures were transformed in the confrontation with colonialism - both specific episodes and general trends. We will analyse both the commonalities and also differences across nations, and also look at the colonial aspects of US influencein the second half of the 20th century and its treatment in film.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture, Seminar
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 10 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 40 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 22 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
orientovat se v nejdůležitějších fázích vývoje a zániku (britského) kolonialismu
professional skills
aplikovat mezikulturní dovednosti rozvinuté v předchozích letech
general eligibility
N/A
N/A
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
Studenti jsou schopni zkoumat, analyzovat a porovnávat různé podoby kolonialismu a proměny národních kultur pod vlivem kolonialismu.
professional skills
porovnávat a kriticky nahlížet proměny národních kultur pod vlivem kolonialismu a jejich vývoj a reflexi v literatuře po rozpadu koloniálního panství
general eligibility
N/A
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Lecture
Seminar
assessment methods
Test
professional skills
Skills demonstration during seminar
general eligibility
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Bayoumi, Moustafa, and Andrew Rubin, eds. The Edward SaidReader. New York, 2000.
  • Conrad, Joseph. HeartofDarkness.. Londýn, 1902.
  • Forster, E. M.. A Passage to India.. New York:, 1924.
  • Huggan, Graham, ed. The Oxford Handbook ofPostcolonialStudies.. Oxford, 2013.
  • Innes, C. L. The Cambridge Introduction to PostcolonialLiteratures in English.. Cambridge, 2007.
  • Rushdie Salman. Midnights Children. Londýn, 1981.
  • Smith Zadie. White Teeth. Londýn, 2000.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Education - (16) History courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Chemistry in Education (17) Chemistry courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (16) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Music in Education (17) Art and applied art 2 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Czech Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Physics in Education (17) Physics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Psychology in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Visual Culture in Education (16) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Information Technologies in Education (17) Informatics courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Russian Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Geography in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education - (17) History courses 2 Summer
Faculty of Education German Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer
Faculty of Education Physical Education in Education (17) Physical education and sport 2 Summer
Faculty of Education English Language in Education (17) Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 2 Summer