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German Literature and Culture (MA)
The master’s programme in German Literature and Culture at Leiden University offers the largest number of German-language master’s courses in the Netherlands and covers the fields of literary and cultural studies from the Middle Ages to the present.
Faculty of Humanities
New Germans, New Dutch. Literary Interventions
In the globalised world of today, traditional definitions of national Self and national Other no longer hold. The unmistakable transformation of German and Dutch societies demands a thorough rethinking of national boundaries on several levels.
Mobility of Ideas and Transmission of Texts. Vernacular Literature and Learning in the Rhineland and the Low Countries (ca. 1300-1550)
The programme focuses on the medieval dynamics of intellectual life in the Rhineland and the Low countries, nowadays divided over five countries (Switzerland, France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands) but one cultural region in the later Middle Ages.
German courses at the Academic Language Centre: General language courses and Tailor-made and In-company training.
German Language and Culture (BA)
Germany has an important position in Europe, both economically as well as politically and culturally. In the Bachelor's programme German Language and Culture you will dive into the rich language, history and literature of this influencial country and discover what it has to offer!
German Preciat Gonzalez
- German Conversation B1
- German 6
- German 8
- German 7
- German 2
- German 9
- German 5
- German 1
Consonant and vowel gradation in the Proto-Germanic n-stems: an investigation of Germanic morphophonology
This dissertation focuses on the systematic vowel alternations displayed by the Proto-Germanic n-stems. The fact is, that many of these nouns now appear to have preserved the ablaut system of the Indo-European proto-language spoken some five millennia ago. In this respect, the n-stems are truly comparable…
German Language and Linguistics
German Language and Linguistics at Leiden University offers in-depth knowledge of German linguistic theory and practice.
- German 10 Plus
Indonesian-Dutch Literature Collective
The aim of the Indonesian-Dutch Literature Collective (which is allied to the Society of Dutch Literature (MNL)) is to support research into the literature of and about the Dutch Indies, from the era of the Dutch East India Company to the present. Starting in 1986, the collective has published its own…
- Language and Culture Education: German
- Teaching German (MA) (60EC)
Counter-Discours in Zimbabwean Literature
Counter-Discourse in Zimbabwean Literature is a study of specific aspects of counter-discursive Zimbabwean narratives in English. In discussing the selected texts, my thesis is based on Terdiman’s (1989) the postcolonial concept of counter-discourse.
Centre for Art, Literature and Law (CALL)
The center studies the many ways in which issues of law and justice are dealt with in art and literature with a focus on liminal issues and cases. These are issues and cases where law comes to the limits of what it is capable of dealing with and art and literature explore the implications of what is…
Essayisation in contemporary Chinese emigration literature
This project proposes to connect two discourses highly present in contemporary literary criticism in China, as well as on the world literary scene and academic circles: the discussion on emigration literature and the concept of ‘essayness’ derived mainly from (post)modern Western theories of the ess…
The Lower German Limes in the Netherlands
A scientific assessment of the site selection for the ‘Frontiers of the Roman Empire’ Unesco World Heritage Site.
The dynamics of light verbs in the history of West Germanic languages
The main question of this research project concerns the extent to which light verbs in West Germanic languages participate in processes of language change.
EXALT: Excavating Archaeological Literature
We will use Artificial Intelligence to make an intelligent, multilingual search engine for archaeological texts, which will enable new discoveries about the human past.
Survey of Literature
The Survey of Literature is published twice a year (February and August).
Older Dutch Literature (MA)
In the master’s programme in Older Dutch literature at Leiden University you will study Dutch literature from the Middle Ages (1100-1550) until the Golden Age and Enlightenment (1550-1800). During the programme you will develop a vision on the value of the Dutch literary heritage.
Illness and Literature in the Low Countries. From the Middle Ages until the 21th Century
From as early as classical antiquity there has been an interplay between literature and medicine.
Modern Dutch Literature (MA)
During the master’s programme in Modern Dutch Literature at Leiden University you will learn to scientifically analyse literary texts, as well as other Dutch cultural texts, such as those found in hiphop songs and diaries.
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Wit and Wisdom in Classical Arabic Literature
This book contains the first three Leiden-Aramco Lectures on Arabic Language and Culture delivered by Petra Sijpesteijn, James E. Montgomery and Geert Jan van Gelder.
The Germanic loanwords in Proto-Slavic: origin and accentuation
This dissertation provides a thorough review of the words belonging to the oldest layer of Germanic loanwords in Proto-Slavic and answers the question of how these words were adapted to the Proto-Slavic accentual system.
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English Literature and Culture (MA)
The one-year, English-taught master's programme in English Literature and Culture focuses on the interaction between literature and key political and social issues such as identity, migration, memory and the metropolis, but also between literature and the literary tradition, and literature and film.
French Literature and Culture (MA)
Develop your knowledge of French and Francophone literary works and genres with the Master’s programme in French Literature and Culture at Leiden University.
Historicising Art and Literature
Historicising Art and Literature is one of the six research themes of the LUCAS Modern and Contemporary cluster.
Italian Literature and Culture (MA)
This MA programme offers an excellent qualification in Italian literature and culture on an advanced level through lectures and seminars led by specialists in the field.
The figure of Orestes in Greek literature
This project will study the cultural meaning of the mythological figure of Orestes within the ancient Greek imagination, as it emerges from various literary sources from the archaic and classical periods.
Faculty of Humanities
Professorial Families in German-speaking Europe, 1860-1930
How was the Scholarly Self cultivated in professorial families of the humanities, in German-speaking Europe between 1860 and 1930?
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In Search of the Truth: A Sufi Reading of Modern Palestinian Literature, 1950-2010
This research aims to address the connection between Sufism and modern Arabic Literature (specifically, Palestinian literature).
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Imagology in the Arubian Literature
Neo-Baroque construction and deconstruction of the concepts of paradise in fiction.
Literature in Society. Europe and Beyond (MA)
In Leiden University’s master’s programme Literature in Society. Europe and Beyond you will develop your knowledge of the interactive relationship between literature and society, focusing on key political and social issues from a transnational perspective.
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balkan war (1912-1913) and visions of the future in Ottoman Turkish literature
Engin Kiliç defended his thesis on 11 june 2015
Here and There: Spectral Resistance and Dialogue in Postcolonial Literature
The ethics of ghosts, spectres, and mediums in postcolonial literature