Seminar : medieval literature

LROM2225  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Seminar : medieval literature
5.0 credits
15.0 h
2q

Teacher(s)
Van Hemelryck Tania ; Delsaux Olivier (compensates Van Hemelryck Tania) ;
Language
Français
Prerequisites

Students must have followed LROM 2221 Questions d'histoire de la littérature médiévale (M. Cavagna and C. Storms).

A good knowledge of the basics of Old and Middle French

Main themes

This seminar provides students with foundations in methodology. It will provide in depth study of a precise topic using a corpus of relevant texts. 

Aims

Introduction to research methodology and preparation to the MA thesis.
Students  must be able:

  • to use bibliographical resources and documentation;
  • to give evidence of adopting a multidisciplinary point of view;
  • to write a research question;
  • to analyse in depth French medieval texts;
  • to show critical attitude vis a vis text editions and textual variants;
  • to write an academic text.
     

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.

Content

In 2016-17, the seminar will focus on « Literature and politics » in the Middle Ages.

Teaching methods

Working sessions and discussion. Preparation is needed .

Evaluation methods

Oral presentation and final paper.

Other information

Students preparing a dissertation in the field of medieval French are strongly encouraged  to follow the seminar.

Bibliography

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Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Program title
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : French as a Foreign Language
5
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Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General
5
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Master [120] in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures
5
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