Postgraduate Course: The Holocaust and Representation in History and Culture (CLLC11083)
|School||School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||The course is jointly organised by Dr Peter Davies and Dr Mary Cosgrove.
This course introduces students to the representation of the Holocaust in different cultural forms since 1945. Examining how the Holocaust continues to impact European collective and individual memory and imagination, the course is structured around the analysis of memory debates in victim testimony and literary works.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
| At the end of the course, the students will:
- Be able to contextualise and evaluate critically theoretical approaches to Holocaust representation, and will have a sensitivity to the ethical implications of the theories they study
- Have an overview of major debates on Holocaust representation in post-war Europe
- Be able to work with testimonial and literary texts in a manner informed by the theoretical material on the course, as well as testing the usefulness of theory against these texts.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Prof Peter Davies
Tel: (0131 6)50 3632
|Course secretary||Miss Natalie Carthy
Tel: (0131 6)50 6536