UKR3100 - Ukrainian studies 10
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Andriy Zayarnyuk
Clayton Second semester 2009 (Day)
Studies in the culture of the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries in Ukraine. Literary texts (polemical literature; lyrical, laudatory and emblematic verse; school drama, including comic interlude; historical writing; the philosophical and poetic works of Skovoroda) are examined in the original, in relation to contemporary Ukrainian art, architecture, music and folklore, and with reference to social and political developments.
- Upon completion of this unit students should have acquired a knowledge of representative texts of the major genres of the Ukrainian literature, an in-depth knowledge of the major developments of the Ukrainian history;
- Students should have developed an understanding of the texts in the context of contemporary East-Slavic and Ukrainian culture, and should be able to place them into the context of social and political change as well as the context of other arts;
- Students should have developed skills in critical interpretation, as well as coherent, independent written argument that makes properly documented use of secondary literature;
- Students taking the unit at fourth-year level should be familiar with various critical and theoretical approaches to the subject matter of the unit.
Written work: 40% (2000 words)
4 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 2 x 1 hour tutorials) per week
A minor in Ukrainian Studies