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Module Detailed Information for [EN5253R]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 21 Jan 2018 20:00

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Module Information
Module Code :
EN5253R IVLE
Module Title : Writing in the Aftermath
Module Description : The module addresses issues of historical trauma and cultural memory; through a focus on how such memory is manifested in aesthetic (primarily literary) representation. The module assumes a dual approach to the study of selected texts, requiring attention to the topic of violence and memory on the one hand; and the ethics and politics of representation on the other. Literary texts will illuminate problems of narrative agency, responsibility and testimony in the aftermath of a violent past. The conceptual framework of discussions derive from Maurice Blanchot and his influence on post-structuralism, and from contemporary uses of psychoanalysis by literary theorists.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : No Exam Date.
Modular Credits : 5
Pre-requisite : Must be registered as a Graduate student in the university or with the approval of the Department.
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 3-0-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 SEMINAR-STYLE MODULE CLASSEVERY WEEKTUESDAY18002100AS3-0309,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
No Tutorial Class or to be announced. Please check with the department offering this module.





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