General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Literary Representations of Central European History
Language English
Module lecturer dr Urszula Kowalska-Nadolna
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position adiunkt
Faculty Faculty of Polish and Classical Philology
Semester 2024/2025 (winter)
Duration 30
USOS code 03-AP-LRCE


Module aim (aims)

The students gain the understanding of specificity of the Central European culture on the historical and social background.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)


Course learning content:

The concept of "Central Europe/Middle Europe" and its historical evolution.
Key moments in Central European history and their reflection in literature.
Specific trends and themes in Central European literature.
Central European essays: the most important authors and topics.
Central European culture against the world background.
Contemporary controversies related to the concept of Central Europeanness.
Perspectives of Central European culture.

Reading list