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|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
The course addresses the theme of return to the African continent in contemporary African (diasporic) literature.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Very good knowledge of English.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
The course is taught as a seminar in which students are expected to participate actively.
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
Seminar organised during the second semester.
Recommended or required readings
Atta, Sefi: A Bit of Difference (Fourth Estate, 2014)
Cole, Teju: Every Day Is for the Thief (Faber & Faber, 2015)
Hollist, Pede: So the Path Does Not Die (Jacaranda Books, 2016)
+ short stories and critical texts distributed electronically during the course
Assessment methods and criteria
The course is taught in English.
Dr. Anna-Leena Toivanen
Articles on Caryl Phillips and his work will be made available in the course of the year on the e-campus platform.