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Syllabus 2022-23 - 12213015 - Theatre in the English Language (Teatro en lengua inglesa)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
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  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Estudios ingleses
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION
ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022-23
COURSE: Theatre in the English Language
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Theatre in the English Language
CODE: 12213015 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2022-23
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: - SEMESTER: PC
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: LÓPEZ-PELAEZ CASELLAS, JESÚS
DEPARTMENT: U115 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
FIELD OF STUDY: 345 - FILOLOGÍA INGLESA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 245 E-MAIL: jlopez@ujaen.es P: 953212136
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/filing/3407
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3361-7253
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

  1. Introduction: a. Drama and Theatre. b. Icons, indexes & signs. c. Gender, character and discourse. Reading: from Nieto (1997).
  2.  Medieval drama: a.Material and historical conditions of medieval drama b. Mysteries and moralities. Reading:The Second Shepherds Play (Norton Anthology of English Literature, vol. 1).
  3. Elizabethan and Jacobean drama. a. Elizabethan drama b. Public theatre and identity construction. c. Religion, economy and politics in early modern drama. Reading: William Shakespeare's Macbeth.
  4. Late Victorian drama. a. The Victorian period: history, culture, ideology and society. b. Containment vs subversion in late Victorian drama. c. Meaning and literary significance of irony and paradox. Reading: Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Ernest.
  5. Twentieth century drama. a. African and Nigerian drama. b. Contemporary theatre and the criticism of colonialism. Reading: Wole Soyinka's The Lion and the Jewel.

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Workload: 150 hours.

  • Class hours (theory): 29
  • Class hours (practice): 28
  • Student's independent study: 90
  • Exams: 3

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

  1. There will be one final class essay which will provide 50% of the final grades. This essay will consist of: writing an essay (out of a choice of two), and commenting a number of excerpts from the plays read and discused in class. [Competences and Learning Outcomes: S1-B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/E11/E12/E21-R12/R13/R18]
  2. Students will also be required to present orally a topic in front of the class (10-15 minutes) (30% of the total grades). The topic of this presentation will have to be previouslyapproved by the lecturer. [Competences and Learning Outcomes:S2-G3/G5/G8-R3/R8/R5]
  3. Finally, attendance and participation in class discussion will provide the additional 20%; a minimum of 70% attendance will be required to be able to obtain this 20%.[Competences and Learning Outcomes: S3-B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/E11/E12/E21/G3/G5/G8-R12/R13/R18/R3/R8/R5

 

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Drama and theatre analysis: an introduction. Edition: -. Author: Nieto García, Jesús Manuel. Publisher: [Jaén]: Universidad de Jaén, Servicio de Publicaciones e Intercambio Científico, D.L. 1997
  • Collected plays. Edition: -. Author: Soyinka, Wole. Publisher: Oxford [etc.]: University Press, 1973  (Library)
  • The Norton anthology of English literature. Edition: 8th ed.. Author: -. Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, cop. 2006  (Library)
  • WILDE: Comedies: Lady Windermere's Fan, A Womam of no Importance, An Ideal Husband, The Importance o. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Houndmills [etc.]: MacMillan, 1982  (Library)
ADDITIONAL BOOKLIST:
  • The CAMBRIDGE Companion to Medieval English Theatre. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994  (Library)
  • Early modern English drama: a critical companion. Edition: -. Author: -. Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.  (Library)
  • Drama today: a critical guide to British drama, 1970-1990. Edition: -. Author: Wandor, Michelene. Publisher: London: Longman: The British Council, 1993  (Library)
  • Achebe or Soyinka : a study in contrasts Kole Omotoso. Edition: -. Author: Omotoso, Kole. Publisher: Hans Zell  (Library)
  • Africa edited by Maria Grosz-Ngaté, John H. Hanson, and Patrick O'Meara.. Edition: Fourth edition.. Author: Grosz-Ngaté, Maria Luise, editor of compilation, author.. Publisher: Indiana University Press  (Library)
  • African literatures and beyond : a florilegium . Edition: -. Author: Lindfors, Brenda.. Publisher: Rodopi  (Library)
7. VIRTUAL / CLASSROOM TEACHING SCENARIO

*All the notes and comments below are dependant upon the specific situation regarding the evolution of the pandemic and the allocation of spaces (lecture halls, classrooms) by the university.

METHODOLOGY

Activities

In-person/online*

Description of teaching methodology

 30 1-hour periods of lectures

 As much as 50% on-site + online

 Lectures will be delivered on-site to the whole group.

 30 1-hour periods of practical tutorials

 As much as 50% on-site + online

 Tutorials will be delivered on-site to the whole group.

Office hours

Online

Office hours will be attended both on-site and online.

 Resources: Google Meet, Ilias/PLATEA, email.

ASSESSMENT

Regular (Ordinaria)

  1. There will be one final class essay which will provide 40% of the final grades. This essay will consist of the following: writing an essay (out of a choice of two), and commenting a number of excerpts from the plays read and discussed in class. [Competences and Learning Outcomes: S1-B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/E11/E12/E21-R12/R13/R18]
  2. Attendance, oral presentations and participation in class discussion will provide the additional 60%; a minimum of 70% attendance will be required. [Competences and Learning Outcomes: S3-B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/E11/E12/E21/G3/G5/G8-R12/R13/R18/R3/R8/R5

Resit (Extraordinaria)

  1. There will be one final class essay which will provide 100% of the final grades. This essay will consist of the following: essay writing (out of a choice of two topics) on a number of excerpts from the plays read and discussed in class, which may also have to be identified. [Competences and Learning Outcomes: S1-B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/E11/E12/E21-R12/R13/R18]

8. VIRTUAL TEACHING SCENARIO

*All the notes and comments below are dependant upon the specific situation regarding the evolution of the pandemic and the allocation of spaces (lecture halls, classrooms) by the university. 

METHODOLOGY

Actividades Formativas

Formato (presencial/online)*

Metodología docente Descripción

 30 1-hour lectures

 Online

 Online lectures delivered through GMeet, compulsory readings.

 30 1-hour tutorials

 Online

 Tutorials delivered online through GMeet, also video-taped classes, learning modules through ILias, use of email

Office hours

Online

Students wil only access lecturer through online devices: email, GMeet, Ilias, at appointed times.

 Resources: Google Meet, Ilias/PLATEA, email.

ASSESSMENT

Regular (Ordinaria)

Should the teaching be transferred to an online format, all these assessment methods  will be developed by means of email, GMeet, and the virtual platform Ilias, maintaining the same weight within the overall evaluation. The in-person exam (40%) will be replaced by a 'house-exam'.

Re-sit (Extraordinaria)

An exam, written and/or oral depending on the circumstances and infrastructure, will provide 100% of the grades.

DATA PROTECTION CLAUSE (on line exams)

Institution in charge of data processing: Universidad de Jaén, Campus Las Lagunillas, s/n, 23071 Jaén

Data Protection Delegate: dpo@ujaen.es

Purpose: In accordance with the Universities Law and other national and regional regulations in force, carrying out exams and assessment tests corresponding to the courses students are registered in. In order to avoid frauds while sitting the exam, the exam will be answered using a videoconference system, being able the academic staff of the University of Jaén to compare and contrast the image of the person who is answering the exam with the student's photographic files. Likewise, in order to provide the exam with evidential content for revisions or claims, in accordance with current regulation frameworks, the exam will be recorded and stored.

Legitimacy: compliance with legal obligations (Universities Law) and other national and regional regulations currently in force.

Addressees: service providers who are the owners of the platforms where the exams are carried out and with whom the University of Jaén has signed the corresponding data access contracts.

Storage periods: those established in current in force regulations. In the specific case of exam videoconference recordings, not before the examination records and transcripts are closed or the exam can still be reviewed or challenged.

Rights: you can exercise your right of access, amendment, cancellation, opposition, suppression, limitation and portability by sending a letter to the postal or electronic address indicated above. In the event that you consider that your rights have been violated, you may submit a complaint to the Andalusian Council for Transparency and Data Protection www.ctpdandalucia.es

CLASS RECORDING CLAUSE PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION

Person in charge: Universidad de Jaén, Paraje Las Lagunillas, s/n; Tel.953 212121; www.ujaen.es

Data protection delegate (DPO): TELEFÓNICA, S.A.U. ; Email: dpo@ujaen.es

Procedure aim: To manage proper recordings of teaching sessions with the aim of facilitating learning process under a multimodal and/or online teaching

Period for record storage: Images will be kept during legal term according to regulations in force

Legitimacy: Data will be managed according to legal regulations (Organic Law 6/2001, December 21, on Universities) and given consent provided by selecting corresponding box in legal admission documents

Data recipients (transfers or assignments): Any person allowed to get access to every teaching modality

Rights: You may exercise your rights of access, rectification, cancellation, portability, limitation of processing, deletion or, where appropriate, opposition. To exercise these rights, you must submit a written request to the Information, Registration and Electronic Administration Service of the University of Jaen at the address above, or by e-mail to the address above. You must specify which of these rights you are requesting to be satisfied and, at the same time, you must attach a photocopy of your ID card or equivalent identification document. In case you act through a representative, legal or voluntary, you must also provide a document that proves this representation and identification. Likewise, if you consider that your right to personal data protection has been violated, you may file a complaint with the Andalusian Data Protection and Transparency Council www.ctpdandalucia.es