Syllabus for African Cultural Expressions and Artistic Creativity
Afrikanska kulturella uttryck och konstnärligt skapande
- 7.5 credits
- Course code: 5KA135
- Education cycle: First cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Cultural Anthropology G1N
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
- G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
- G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
- G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
- GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
- A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
- AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Established: 2020-05-27
- Established by:
- Revised: 2021-03-26
- Revised by: The Department Board
- Applies from: Autumn 2022
- Entry requirements: General entry requirements
- Responsible department: Department of Cultural Anthropology and Ethnology
The aim of the course is to provide basic knowledge of African cultural expressions and artistic creativity. After accomplishing the course, the student is expected to:
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of African cultural expressions and artistic creativity.
The course introduces African cultural expressions and artistic creativity. Traditions from different culture och language areas, as well as social and political movements, are described and compared. A special focus concerns African cinema.
The teaching is composed of lectures, seminars, group exercises, film screenings and study visits. An active participation is recommended during lectures and mandatory in seminars and group exercises. Students can only get supervision during the ordinary course period.
Examination of is organised according to one or several of the following forms: written examination, PM-writing, group work, active participation or oral exam. The student is evaluated with one of the following notes: Pass, Not pass, or Pass with Distinction.
The course cannot be included in a degree together with African Studies A.
- Latest syllabus (applies from Autumn 2022)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Spring 2021)
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