AJ38400 Doctoral Dissertation Proposal

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/0/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
Teacher(s)
prof. Mgr. Milada Franková, CSc., M.A. (lecturer)
Stephen Paul Hardy, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martina Horáková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Tomáš Kačer, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Michael Matthew Kaylor, PhD. (lecturer)
Mgr. Filip Krajník, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. PhDr. Tomáš Pospíšil, Ph.D. (lecturer), Mgr. Martina Horáková, Ph.D. (deputy)
Jeffrey Alan Smith, M.A., Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Tomáš Pospíšil, Ph.D.
Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Tomáš Hanzálek
Supplier department: Department of English and American Studies - Faculty of Arts
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 15 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 2/15, only registered: 2/15
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Ideally during their fifth semester, in this course students will formulate a dissertation prospectus. The prospectus should include critical assessment of the existing scholarship, formulation of the student’s contribution to this body of scholarship, an outline of structure, and a comprehensive bibliography. All the above are presented to at an open session to the committee, which includes the supervisor, other teachers in the program and other graduate students. The objective is to generate feedback and to ensure a solid foundation prior the actual writing stage.
Learning outcomes
The prospectus includes critical assessment of the existing scholarship, formulation of the student’s contribution to this body of scholarship, an outline of structure, and a comprehensive bibliography.
Syllabus
  • Ideally during their fifth semester, in this course students will formulate a dissertation prospectus. The prospectus should include critical assessment of the existing scholarship, formulation of the student’s contribution to this body of scholarship, an outline of structure, and a comprehensive bibliography.All the above are presented to at an open session to the committee, which includes the supervisor, other teachers in the program and other graduate students. The objective is to generate feedback and to ensure a solid foundation prior the actual writing stage.
Literature
  • Due to the specific nature of the subject no mandatory reading is required.
Teaching methods
Ideally during their fifth semester, in this course students will formulate a dissertation prospectus. The prospectus should include critical assessment of the existing scholarship, formulation of the student’s contribution to this body of scholarship, an outline of structure, and a comprehensive bibliography. The objective is to ensure a solid foundation prior the actual writing stage.
Assessment methods
Ideally during their fifth semester, in this course students will formulate a dissertation prospectus. The prospectus should include critical assessment of the existing scholarship, formulation of the student’s contribution to this body of scholarship, an outline of structure, and a comprehensive bibliography. The objective is to ensure a solid foundation prior the actual writing stage.
Language of instruction
English
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: Blokový seminář.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2010, Autumn 2011, Spring 2012, Autumn 2012, Spring 2013, Autumn 2013, Spring 2014, Autumn 2014, Spring 2015, Autumn 2015, Spring 2016, Autumn 2016, Spring 2017, Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, Autumn 2018, Spring 2019, Autumn 2019, Spring 2020, Autumn 2020, Spring 2021.
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