European Studies (EURO)

EURO*6000  Research Methods Seminar  Fall Only  [0.50]  

This course will: a) introduce students to the field and research methods of European Studies, b) familiarize them with field-relevant research skills and methodologies.

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6010  European Identities  Winter Only  [0.50]  

This core course examines historical and contemporary ideas of the 'nation' and of 'Europe' and their relationships to identity, from an interdisciplinary perspective. Using core concepts that span various disciplines, the course investigates the construction and implications of national, minority, European and EU identities.

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6020  Myth, Fairy Tales and European Identities  Unspecified  [0.50]  

An exploration of how myths and fairy tales have been refashioned in European literature, music and art to express political, social or psychological concerns. Examples will be chosen from different national cultures and epochs. Content will vary according to the interersts of the instructor(s).

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6030  Women and the Arts in Europe  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course examines women's participation in the arts in Europe. Content will vary according to the interests of the instructor(s). Possible approaches: an examination of women's relationships to European cultural institutions, or the extent of women's participation in central pan-European artistic movements.

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6040  Europe and the Discourse of Civilization Civilization  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course explores the genealogy of the idea of 'civilization' with respect to Europe as it emerges from the writings of medieval, renaissance, early modern and modern art historians, and its role in contemporary political discourse. Literature and music may also be included.

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6060  Contemporary Europe - New Landscapes in the Post-Cold War Era  Unspecified  [0.50]  

This course examines the major trends and developments in European culture and society since the end of the Cold War and the post-1989 geo-political, social and cultural events. The course will focus on literature, film, art, political and economic theory and will address Europe's transcontinental relationships, inter-European immigration, the role of religious and cultural minorities, the impact of the financial crisis on the Eurozone. Offered in conjunction with EURO*4050. Extra work is required for graduate students.

Restriction(s): Credit may be obtained for only one or EURO*6060 or EURO*4050.  
Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6070  Topics in Comparative European Culture I  Unspecified  [0.50]  

An examination of a topic, period, or region in any aspect of European culture. The content of the course will vary according to the topic and the professor teaching the course at any given time. It will also differ from the content of Topics in Comparative European Culture II.

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6072  Topics in Comparative European Culture II  Unspecified  [0.50]  

An examination of a topic, period, or region in any aspect of European culture. The content of the course will vary according to the topic and the professor teaching the course at any given time. It will also differ from the content of Topics in Comparative European Culture I.

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6080  Directed Reading Course  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [0.50]  

An independent reading project carried out by the student under the supervision of a European Studies graduate faculty member.

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6100  Research Project  Unspecified  [1.00]  

This research project will result in a major paper of about 12,000 words. The student chooses a topic with guidance of a faculty member. Oral examination of this work is required. The topic must be approved by the Graduate Committee.

Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6200  Research Project - Crossways  Unspecified  [1.00]  

This research project will result in a major paper of about 12,000 words. The student chooses a topic with guidance of a faculty member. Oral examination of this work is required. The topic must be approved by the Graduate Committee.

Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.  
Department(s): School of Languages and Literatures  
Location(s): Guelph  
EURO*6300  European, Linguistics and Literary Studies Research Project  Unspecified  [1.00]  

This research project, completed in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the dual degree program with Vrije Universiteit Brussel, will results in a major paper of 12,000 - 15,000 words.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the MA European Studies dual degree program.