AANA18114U Anthropological Perspectives: Danish Culture and Society
The course introduces you to Denmark through the eyes of anthropologists. It does so by introducing students both to the discipline of anthropology and to Denmark as an ethnographic field. Danish society will be explored through some of the main research areas in the anthropology of Denmark, e.g. the welfare state, sociality, religion and identity, migration and integration.
By the end of the course the student should be able to:
• Identify and formulate central anthropological questions within the subject of Danish culture and society.
• Critically discuss concepts and theories related to the subject.
• Work analytically with a subject chosen from the course plan
BSc students and MSc students: 500 pages obligatory literature.
The teacher will publish 200-300 pages of supplementary literature.
Course literature will be available through Absalon.
Course litterature will be available as a compendium in the Academic bookstore on campus. The exact date of availability will be published in Absalon.
- Study Groups
- 7,5 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- Written examinationPortfolio exam
Length: The portfolio exam can be taken individually or in groups of maximum four students. The portfolio exam consists of 3-7 submissions. The number of submissions is set by the lecturer. The total length of all of the submissions must not exceed 30,000 keystrokes for a single student. For groups of two students the maximum is 40,000 keystrokes. For groups of three students the maximum is 45,000 keystrokes and for groups of four students the maximum is 50,000 keystrokes.
- All aids allowed
- Marking scale
- 7-point grading scale
- Censorship form
- No external censorship
There is appointed a second internal assessor to assist with the assessment
when the first assessor finds this necessary.
A new essay with a revised problem statement must be submitted at the announced date. The students must sign up for the 1. re-exam.
A new essay with a revised problem statement must be submitted at the announced date next semester. The students must sign up for the 2. re-exam.