UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK
Irish Life and Literature (three credits) - An interdisciplinary option of interest to students of literature, history, folklore, cultural studies and liberal arts. It has three strands: History of Modern Ireland: Irish Literature in English; Irish Folklore and Folklife.
Visual Culture in Ireland 1400 (three credits) - This option will be relevant to students of history, art history, art and film studies, covering the development of Irish and European art from the medieval to the modern (3 credits).
Ireland: From the Troubles to the Tiger (three credits) - Of interest to student of politics, public administration, international relations and international business. It includes study of Irish Politics and Society; Issues in European Integration; and International Politics.
Sociological Perspectives on Irish (three credits) - For students of sociology, social anthropology, social policy and cultural studies. Topics included are: Globalization and social change, mass media, immigration and racism, gender, exclusion and inequality.
The Irish Diaspora and History of family 1860-1922 (three credits) - This option will be of particular interest to students of history, geography, demography, economic, social and cultural studies. It has three strands: Irish economic and social history; an introduction to the history of family and the Irish Diaspora.
Screening Ireland: Ireland in Film and Television (three credits) - For students of media and communication studies, film, cultural studies, anthropology, linguistic anthropology, linguistics and sociology. Topics included are: Representing Ireland in Film and Documentary; Sociology of Irish Media; Television and the representation of Gender, Ethnicity and Class. Contemporary Irish Film; Sociolinguistics of Irish Television.
Communication and Culture: International Technical Writing (three credits) - This Summer School option is designed for students of technical communication, professional writing, media and journalism, or graphic/visual design.