Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
Post-colonial literatures in English : In-depth Approach
Duration :
30h Th
Number of credits :
Master in multilingual communication (120 ECTS)5
Master in modern languages and literatures : German, Dutch and English (120 ECTS)5
Master in modern languages and literatures : general (120 ECTS)5
Lecturer :
Anna-Leena Toivanen
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
This course will focus on the representation of slavery in postcolonial literature.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Very good knowledge of English.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
The course is taught as a seminar in which students are expected to participate actively.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Seminar organised during the second semester.
Recommended or required readings :
Caryl Phillips, Cambridge (1991; Vintage) Caryl Phillips, Crossing the River (1993; Vintage) Fred D'Aguiar, The Longest Memory (1994; Vintage). Fred D'Aguiar, Feeding the Ghosts (1997; Granta)
Assessment methods and criteria :
Written essay and oral examination.
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
The course is taught in English.
Contacts :
Bénédicte LEDENT Place Cockerill, 3-5 B-4000 Liège Tel: 04 366 54 39 Fax: 04 366 57 21 Email:
Items online :
Online Notes
Articles on Caryl Phillips and his work will be made available in the course of the year on the e-campus platform.