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Semester 1

Scottish Studies 1A: Conceptualising Scotland (SCET08006)

Course Website

http://www.celtscot.ed.ac.uk/

Subject

Scottish Ethnology

College

CAHSS

Credits

20

Normal Year Taken

1

Delivery Session Year

2022/2023

Pre-requisites

Course Summary

An introduction to the study of culture, society and tradition in Scotland, with the emphasis on de-constructing competing conceptions and images of the nation. Theoretical approaches to the investigation of cultural construction, representation and expression are introduced through heritage, literature, folklore, music, song, visual art and the popular media. Students are also invited to consider the political context of cultural representation and investigate the interface between culture and industry.

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Assessment Information

Written Exam 0%, Coursework 100%, Practical Exam 0%

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