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ICLS2621: Love in Different Languages

2023 unit information

What is the meaning of love Is it the same for different individuals and cultures at different periods What is its relationship to desire, language and death Why do the Greeks have three words for love and the English one This unit of study explores the theme of love in a variety of national literatures including Arabic, English, Greek, French and Italian.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies

Code ICLS2621
Academic unit International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level from any of the following subject areas: Arabic Studies or Chinese Studies or English or European Studies or French Studies or Germanic Studies or International and Comparative Literature and Translation Studies or Modern Hebrew or Indonesian Studies or Italian Studies or Japanese Studies or Korean Studies or Modern Greek and Byzantine Studies or Spanish and Latin American Studies or History
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. • Identify concepts of love across a variety of cultural settings
  • LO2. • Demonstrate an understanding of the historical, political and social factors that shape the concept of love
  • LO3. • Apply techniques of textual analysis to compare two or more texts from different language traditions
  • LO4. • Develop an evidence-based, well structured and clearly articulated argument in academic English
  • LO5. • Communicate ideas effectively in a classroom setting

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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