Slavery in the Transatlantic: Cultures, Representations, Legacies - ENG00051I

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  • Department: English and Related Literature
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Victoria Coulson
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Term 2019-20

Module aims

  • to introduce the transatlantic and multinational formations, contexts and cultures of 19thC slavery
  • to explore a range of literary and musical cultures rooted in 19thC slavery
  • to explore 20thC responses to the legacies of 19thC slavery

Module learning outcomes

  • demonstrate a knowledge of the transatlantic formations of 19thC slavery
  • demonstrate a knowledge of specific cultural responses to slavery in particular historical periods, in specific geographic areas and in different socio-economic classes

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Oral presentation/seminar/exam
Group Presentation
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Reassessment: Essay
N/A 100

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