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Research Master Literary Studies November 2015 GRADUATE SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES

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  • Research Master Literary StudiesNovember 2015GRADUATE SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES

    UvA Masterdag 18 februari 2012

  • *Research Master Literary Studies(2 year programme)

    General introduction to programStructure of program Why study with us?ApplicationCurrent students experienceTime for questions

    UvA Masterdag 18 februari 2012

  • BA degrees

    Literary StudiesLanguage specialisation (English, Dutch, German, French, Spanish etc)European StudiesBA Humanities*

    UvA Masterdag 18 februari 2012

  • *Introducing Literary Studies:

    The program is dedicated to the study of literature, either through specialisations or interdisciplinary research:

    Core courses (methodology).ElectivesTutorials

    We offer the possibility to study specific literatures (in terms of nationality or language area) or to look for intersections with other disciplines (like media studies, cultural analysis or musicology).

    UvA Masterdag 18 februari 2012

  • *In Short:Preparation for a related PhD program, or other research related trajectories

    A rarity! One of two programmes in the Netherlands with an exclusive focus on literature

    A lot of freedom in determining your own studyplan

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  • Core team

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    UvA Masterdag 18 februari 2012

  • *Study plan Year 1

    Semester 1BlockSemester 2BlockKey Concepts for Advanced Literary Studies (12)1,2Literary Studies in the 21st Century (12)1,2Electives (12)1,2Electives (12)1,2Tutorial (6)3Tutorial (6)3

    UvA Masterdag 18 februari 2012

  • *Study plan Year 2

    Semester 1BlockSemester 2BlockLiterary Studies Lab (12)1,2Research Project (12)1,2,3Electives (12)1,2Thesis (18)1,2,3Tutorial (6)3

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  • ElectivesThe Historical Avantgarde and BeyondHistory, Cultural Memory and TraumaThe Graphic NovelNarrative and GlobalisationCulture, Interpretation and Critique (poetry)*

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  • TutorialsDesign your own, together with a staffmemberGo to one of the national research schoolsThink of a topic you have in common with others and approach a staffmember togetherTake one of the tutorials on offer.

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  • National Research Schools*

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  • *Why Study With Us?

    One of two specialised literature programmes in the NetherlandsMore free space than at other universitiesStrong local research schoolsFreedom to determine your own specialisation; not bound to period, to genre, to discipline.Intimate atmosphere, contact with staff is directAttracts a variety of students in terms of interests, also a lot of international studentslot of logistical support for international studentsBut also for students who want to go abroad

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  • *Where Will You Go From Here?Preparation for academic career (also internationally)Other research related trajectories (Commercial sector, NGO)EducationCultural sector (editing, publishing)Journalism and mediaCommunication

    UvA Masterdag 18 februari 2012

  • *ApplicationDeadlines1 February (scholarship AMS)1 March (all degrees)Selection Process7,5 GPA (3.6 US system; 2.1 hon UK system; B ECTS system) ThesisMotivation and study plan, CVEnglish Test

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  • *Further InformationGraduate School of Humanities Application Guidelines, finances, language and other requirements: http://gsh.uva.nl/

    Coordinator Literary StudiesHanneke Stuit: [email protected]://gsh.uva.nl/nl/masters/masterprogramma-s/alle-masters/item/literary-studies-research.html

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    *Introduction of speakers: Introduction of study (focus of each program: what is unique about our programs? What do they offer that is distinct from other programs?) Structure of study (route, courses, electives)Program features (amount of students, nationalities, contact hours, teachers etc. Experience of Students?Time for questions

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