UCJANGBP42 Selected Chapters from Anglophone Cultures

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Winter 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Mgr. Marie Crhová, Ph.D., MA (lecturer)
Mgr. Marie Crhová, Ph.D., MA (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Marie Crhová, Ph.D., MA
Institute of Foreign Languages - Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Mon 8:05–8:50 M10
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
UCJANGBP42/A: Mon 8:55–9:40 M10, M. Crhová
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to further develop students' awareness of the specifics and differences of English-speaking cultural groups. The course aims to prepare students to engage in debates about various cultural products of the English-speaking sphere.
Learning outcomes
The student will be able to discuss various topics in the field of Anglophone cultures.
  • 1. Introduction and overview - moving boundaries of cultural studies
  • 2. Colonialism - concepts culture and nation
  • 3. Multicultural Britain
  • 4. Wales and Scotland - geography and people
  • 5. Ireland - transformation and identity
  • 6. United States - Melting Pot Vs. Salad Bowl, the American Dream, individualism and independence
  • 7. Indian Studies
  • 8. Canada - geography, cultural mosaic
  • 9. Australia - Australian languages, "stolen generations", National Sorry Day
  • 10. New Zealand - European settlement, Kiwi, Maori
  • 11. India - the legacy of the empire
  • 12. Cultural studies and orientalism
  • 13. Closing remarks
Teaching methods
lecture, seminar
Assessment methods
written test, in-class presentation, seminar paper
Language of instruction
The course is also listed under the following terms Winter 2020, Winter 2021, Winter 2022.
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