Based on their knowledge and expertise of premodern source materials, students who successfully absolve this course are able to transfer knowledge to a variety of modern audiences while convincingly using various formats and styles.
This course offers a practical, hands-on approach to the many modern uses to which premodern textual and material sources and the scholarship surrounding them can be put in terms of knowledge transfer, with emphasis on how to reach wide audiences. Students train their writing and presentational skills in English (and/or Dutch) in order to be able to convincingly address various audiences, while using various formats and media. Every student selects a historic text or object that is specific to their track within AMR and on which they have worked previously (e.g. as part of a course or as part of a tutorial on translation). It is on that text or object that students will work during the course. |
During the course the participants explore different media that can be used for academic valorization, and are coached in successfully adopting various formats geared towards a variety of audiences. Students are challenged to explore their creativity beyond conventional scholarly templates. They also trained in autonomously positioning themselves, both in academia and in other professional contexts.
This course trains students in composing Dutch or English texts that are geared towards presenting premodern source material (linguistic or otherwise) and the scholarship surrounding it for modern audiences, in academic and non-academic contexts.
If you are a non-AMR student and wish to follow this course as a Research Master Elective, you can only enroll with consent of the program coordinator Floris van den Eijnde.