Academic Catalog 2017-2018 by American University in Bulgaria

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gen ed principles of textual analysis prerequisite eng 101 cr 3 6 ects cr offered once every two years eng 252 british literature – 1785 to present this course introduces students to british literature from 1785 to the present by surveying a wide range of periods genres literature movements and traditions and representative and well-known authors authors may include william blake william wordsworth mary shelley charles dickens oscar wilde virginia woolf and chinua achebe as well as lesser-known authors gen ed principles of textual analysis prerequisite eng 101 cr 3 6 ects cr offered once every two years eng 260 balkan literature this course focuses on contemporary or classic texts of southeastern european literature texts are selected according to author genre or theme gen ed principles of textual analysis prerequisite eng 101 cr 3 6 ects cr offered irregularly eng 300 the bible as literature this course provides a general-purpose scholastic introduction to one of the most important texts of the past the bible has exercised an enormous influence on european culture ways of life moral codes languages and art the english bible has molded the contemporary english language in all its variants formerly listed as eng 200 gen ed case studies in textual analysis wic prerequisites eng 102 and one principles of textual analysis course cr 4 8 ects cr offered irregularly eng 311 public speaking this course provides both the theory and practice of spoken communication interviews oral readings informative speeches demonstration speeches roleplaying and impromptu and extemporaneous speeches prerequisite eng 102 cr 3 6 ects cr offered irregularly eng 320 topics in film this course centers on advanced study of film texts topics vary but may focus on a specific genre such as science fiction horror or the western a specific film industry such as hollywood or bollywood a particular director such as alfred hitchcock or ingmar bergman a film movement or period such as german expressionism or film noir or a specific theme such as cinema and psychoanalysis women s film or politics and film the course may be repeated for credit on different topics gen ed case studies in textual analysis wic prerequisites eng 102 and one principles of textual analysis course cr 4 8 ects cr offered irregularly eng 340 topics in american literature this course is one of advanced study of american literary works topics will vary but may be centered on american literary periods and/or movements such as colonial american literature american romanticism naturalism and realism modernism and contemporary american literature the course may be repeated for credit on different topics gen ed case studies in textual analysis wic prerequisites eng 102 and one principles of textual analysis course cr 4 8 ects cr offered yearly eng 350 topics in british literature the course is one of advanced study of british literary works topics will vary but may be centered on british literary periods and/or movements such as medieval renaissance seventeenth-century eighteenth-century romantic victorian or modern and contemporary british literature the course may be repeated for credit on different topics gen ed case studies in textual analysis wic prerequisites eng 102 and one principles of textual analysis course cr 4 8 ects cr offered yearly eng 360 topics in literary theory and criticism this course is one of advanced study of various literary theories and the methodologies associated with literary criticism the course may survey multiple schools of literary theory and criticism or may focus on one form of literary theory and criticism in particular topics will vary but may include such schools of literary theory such as deconstructionism eco-criticism feminist literary theory formalism marxist literary theory new criticism new historicism postcolonialist theory postmodernism post-structuralism psychoanalytical literary theory queer theory reader-response theory and semiotics the course may be repeated for credit on different topics gen ed case studies in textual analysis wic prerequisites eng 102 and one principles of textual analysis course cr 4 8 ects cr offered yearly eng 370 genre and topical studies this course offers an advanced study of literary or filmic texts that belong to a specific genre or cultural tradition or that share a specific set of thematic concerns particular topics will vary and the course may be repeated for credit on another topic gen ed case studies in textual analysis wic prerequisites eng 102 and one principles of textual analysis course cr 4 8 ects cr offered irregularly eng 371 history memory and narrative in balkan cinema this course explores contemporary balkan cinema in relation to questions of history memory and regional identity the course draws on a broad range of recent films that address the balkans as a social and political imaginary as well as the question of whether or not there is an identifiable “balkan” cinema issues of national cinema the breakup of the former yugoslavia the presentation of the