Courses

Discipline wise list of courses offered

Linguistics

Course Number: HUL 350
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The course will introduce students to selected topics in Linguistics as decided by the instructor.

Course Number: HSL741
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course examines linguistic variation from a sociolinguistic perspective. Students will examine case studies on typological and dialectal variation that show how languages naturally tend towards variation, owing to both internal (UG-level) and external factors. They will also learn how... Read more

Course Number: HSL742
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

The objective of this course is to familiarize students with generative theories of syntax/sentence formation. The course will inform them about the inadequacies of finite state machines and top-down automata for generating natural language strings and how transformational theories are better... Read more

Literature

Course Number: HSL840
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will introduce students to advanced topics in Literature as decided by the instructor.

Course Number: HSL831
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

Students would understand the emergence of the concept of the author and its linkages to the coming of print. Students should also be able to make a link between the concept of the author genius and the emergence of copyright laws.

Course Number: HSL732
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

This course will engage the student in an in-depth study of one or more theoretical positions which are adopted in literary criticism – such as, structuralism, postructuralism and deconstruction, postmodernism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, gender studies, postcolonialism, culture studies.

Course Number: HUL 237
Credit: 4.0
Course Objective:

To introduce students to fiction written after the modernist era. The course aims to acquaint students with representative contemporary fiction, offering a multi-cultural perspective by authors who come from different national, cultural and ethnic backgrounds. To look closely at themes which... Read more

Course Number: HSV731
Credit: 1.0
Course Objective:

Will develop an ability to read and critically respond to a variety of verbal texts. It will train students to engage in a close readings of the various textual elements while also paying attention to contextual references. While it will be primarily concerned with literary texts, it will... Read more

Course Number: HSV734
Credit: 1.0
Course Objective:

This module will take students through the key theoretical formulations on the nature of language, signification and communication with a view to studying language in/of literature and other forms of cultural production. It will engage with the various dimensions of language including, language... Read more

Course Number: HUL 307
Credit: 3.0
Course Objective:

To introduce students to the structural elements of Fantasy literature, including a broad knowledge of its history, source traditions, and enduring subgenres. Major Themes of Fantasy: Archetypes and Myths, Motifs - journeys, theology, devices and aides, creation of alternate worlds, treatment of... Read more

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