2023-2024 / LGER0044-1

US literature and civilization


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in multilingual communication (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in modern languages and literatures : German, Dutch and English (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in modern languages and literatures : general (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Michel Delville

Language(s) of instruction

English language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The Genres of American Popular Culture

This seminar will be organized around a series of sessions centered on specific genres across selected popular media, including literature, film and television. The class will highlight their importance in the cultural history of the United States and reveal their explicit and implicit meanings with the help of critical and theoretical essays. Topics and works will include science fiction, film noir, comedy, cartoons and TV series.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

2nd semester

See : http://cipl82.philo.ulg.ac.be/horaires

Recommended or required readings

Texts and screenings: tba

Continuous assessment

Additional information:

- class presentations; inclass written assignements.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Michel DELVILLE, professeur ordinaire
Département de Langues et littératures germaniques
pl. Cockerill, 3
4000 Liège
Tél. 04 366 56 69
E-mail mdelville@ulg.ac.be
Mme. Martine Delavignette

Tél. 04 366 53 96

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