Metropolis in literature and film

Course Information
TitleΗ μεγαλούπολη στη λογοτεχνία και την μεγάλη οθόνη / Metropolis in literature and film
Title in GermanGroßstadt in Literatur und Film
SchoolGerman Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600019605

Programme of Study: Language and Culture in the German-speaking Area (2012-today)

Registered students: 10
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Literature-CultureElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationSpring-9

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Students learn (1) how to cooperate and participate regularly and actively, (2) how to present a literary subject orally and (3) how to write a paper. This way they become acquainted with (1) multiple methods of text analysis and interpretation, (2) the scientific handling of bibliography/ secondary literature and (3) their own production of scientific texts. The language of the course is german, which additionally helps the students improve their language competence.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Audio
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • Power Point Präsentation
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment471.9
Written assigments1004
Student Assessment
oral presentation of a literary subject, active cooperation and participation, paper.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Όλα τα επιλεγμένα κείμενα που παρουσιάζονται στο μάθημα - Augé, Marc (2010): Nicht-Orte (Aus dem Französischen von Michael Bischoff). München: C.H. Beck Verlag. - Bourdieu, Pierre (1983): Ökonomisches Kapital, kulturelles Kapital, soziales Kapital. In: Kreckel, Reinhard (Hg.): „Soziale Ungleichheiten“ (Soziale Welt Sonderband 2). Göttingen, S. 183-198. - Dünne, Jörg/ Günzel, Stephan (Hrsg.) Raumtheorie. Grundlagentexte aus Philosophie und Kulturwissenschaften. Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp Verlag, 195-368, 420-433. - Hallet, Wolfgang/ Neumann, Birgit (Hrsg.) (2009): Raum und Bewegung in der Literatur. Die Literaturwissenschaft und der Spatial Turn. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag (Ebook), S. 11-80. [Ebook ist] - Nies, Martin (Hg.) (2018): Raumsemiotik. Räume-Grenzen-Identitäten. Vzkf (Ebook). - Schroer, Markus (2006): Räume, Orte, Grenzen. Auf dem Weg zu einer Soziologie des Raums. Frankfurt a.M.: Suhrkamp Verlag, S. 47-181. [HM1171.S37 2006] - Uerlings, Herbert/ Patrut, Iulia-Karin (Hrsg.) (2013): Inklusion, Exklusion und Kultur: Theoretische Perspektiven und Fallstudien von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Köln,Weimar, Wien: Böhlau Verlag (Ebook), 9-46, 297-340. [Ebook ist] - Weiß, Anja (2017): Soziologie globaler Ungleichheiten. Berlin: Suhrkamp Verlag, S 9-117.
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