Introduction to Canadian Studies
7.5 credits cr.
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The course is designed to introduce students to a variety of aspects related to the history, culture and literature of Canadian society. It also tackles the bilingual aspect of Canadian society and helps students to discuss issues that are relevant in Canada.
Start of the Summer Semester 2023
The course is focused on the challenges facing Canada in the 21st Century with emphasis on immigration and multiculturalism, the First Nations, gender equality, specific regions in Canada (particularly Québec), and Canada's cultural identity.
NORDPLUS students: Please note that you should not apply via universityadmissions.se if you have been nominated by your home university to participate in the course. If you have been nominated by the home university, you will receive information from Stockholm University in April.
The course is a series of six seminars (three hours) where students have the possibility to discuss the course literature. The focus is interdisciplinary with inputs from literature, political science, history and discourse analysis. The seminars are held in English.
The course is a series of seminars held in English and given by experts from Baltic and Nordic countries on Canadian studies.
If you want to have a look on some possible presentations that will be given in the seminars, you can download a presentation here
A written paper (2.500 words) and an oral presentation
ScheduleThe schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
Course literatureNote that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.
ContactFrench & Italian
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- B 5167
- Universitetsvägen 10 B, plan 4 och 5 samt 10 C plan 5