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Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module, students will have:
engaged with a variety of primary texts; analysed key ideas introduced; shown insight into the relationship between the text and its cultural context.
Enlightenment discourse on individual freedom; freedom of speech and toleration in the European Enlightenment; Cosmopolitanism; Legacies of Enlightenment and their consequences for Freedom: Examples include case studies in such areas as: Colonialism and Postcolonialism (case studies) - contradictions and anomalies in the discourses of freedom; legacies and contemporary relevance of debates on freedom.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Journal: Learning Journal entries. Each teaching 'block' will require you to complete a piece of reflective writing in Brightspace on a set topic.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Essay: From a choice of topics (one topic per teaching block), you are required to submit an 1,800 word essay (max 2,000 words) by Week 13 (deadline will be set, and you will be informed well in advance).||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Spring||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
For the essay in particular, students are welcome to contact the member of the teaching team who has assessed a particular topic and request a meeting (normally in the staff member's designated office hours) to discuss their work. Please note that email cannot normally be used for feedback purposes. Feedback on the individual learning journal entries will be provided on Brightspace. Essay-writing is intended to allow you to deepen your understanding of your chosen topic and its historical context, but also to continue to develop your critical writing and analytical skills.
|Dr Pascale Baker||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Dr Sara Delmedico||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Professor Mary Gallagher||Lecturer / Co-Lecturer|
|Seminar||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Fri 12:00 - 12:50|
|Seminar||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12||Tues 13:00 - 13:50|