- Course code: MET-HIS910
- Credits: 5
- Language: English
Study program affiliation:
Historical and Exegetical Methods: Text, Materiality, Context MET-HIS910
MET-HIS910 is an elective course. Its main objective is a broad orientation in current methodological paradigms, their possibilities, and presuppositions within historical and exegetical fields of study, in order to enable the doctoral student to substantiate and argue for her/his own methodological and theoretical thesis design. The course enables the doctoral students to apply theoretical and methodological insights from published research to the creative work with their own PhD projects. The PhD student shall also be able to reflect on issues of the sociology of research connected to the discipline(s).
MODES OF TEACHING AND LEARNING ACTIVITIES
- Panels/Work groups Each seminar is normally of three days¿ length, approximately 6 hours per day.
The student will
- Attend the course seminar (min. 75 %)
- Submit a draft (1000-1500 words) for a course paper before the course
- Submit min. four questions on the background of the work with the course paper
- Respond to the paper and questions of one fellow PhD student
- Submit a final version of the course paper (2000-2500 words) within three weeks after the course
- Participate in the evaluation of the course, if such evaluation is stipulated in the relevant term
The final assessment for this course is based on the fulfillment of all course requirements. The course is graded 'passed'/'not passed'.
The candidate has
· advanced knowledge of methodological paradigms, their possibilities, and presuppositions within historical and/or exegetical studies.
· advanced knowledge of the textual and contextual implications and the importance of materiality for historical and/or exegetical studies.
The candidate can
· discuss how common historical and literary/exegetical problems, challenges, methods, working processes and theoretical perspectives can be shaped in the light of e.g. materiality ad (con-)text.
· demonstrate how different aspects of historical/exegetical methods influence a project and the narrative on history/exegetics.
The candidate can
· identify relevant issues in historical/exegetical studies and carry out his/her research with scholarly integrity.
· communicate research on historical/exegetical studies through recognized Norwegian and international channels.