DAF01 Doctoral Dissertation Seminar 1 - 4

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2021
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 10 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. MgA. David Drozd, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: doc. Mgr. Šárka Havlíčková Kysová, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Theatre Studies - Faculty of Arts
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 course provides systematic support for students's research and work on thesis. The course is platform for reflection of research and writing process, discussion on emerging issues in research and methodogogical focus of work.
Learning outcomes
- student develops topic of research both in term of material and methodology
- student continously proceeds with research and writing of dissertation thesis
  • The course is divided into two seminar groups. In case of need and interest general seminar session could be organised.
  • The course includes individual consultations with tutor (at least once per semester!) and regular seminar group sessions. The seminar take place every semester during standard study period.
  • Group seminar is organised ussually one or two times in semester, as needed.
  • Presentation of students are scheduled at the beginning of semester, students will provide their paper 3 weeks before scheduled date to the tutor, and 1 week to the whole group. Designated student provide review of the presentation.
  • Taks for particular semester as set as follows:
  • I (2. semester). Presentation of final version of research project (description of research question, working plan, possible findings, actual state of research, definition of key concepts, description of theoretical/historical context, annotated bibliography of literature and sources (about 15 pages).
  • II (4. semester): First sample chapter. Theoretical introduction (30 pages).
  • More detailed description of seminar is avaliable on web of the departments.
  • Literatura je předepsána individuálně podle tématu práce.
Teaching methods
The course includes individual consultations and group seminar sessions.
Assessment methods
THe credit is given for: presentation given part of dissertation thesis and participation in the seminar.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught each semester.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2021, Spring 2022.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2021, recent)
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