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NAMS2003 The Making of Canada: Readings 5 op
Organised by
North American Studies
Person in charge
Janne Korkka, Department of English, Rosetta

Learning outcomes

In completing this independent reading and research assignment, students are expected to deepen their awareness and understanding of Canadian social history.


All students study three different texts (or other materials deemed suitable by the examiner) engaging the questions “What is Canada?” and “What makes it Canadian?”: A) Robert Kroetsch: Alberta, pp. 1-50; B) memoirs, fictions or other representations of Canadian history and society which address the variety of cultures, communities, of regional landscapes etc. within Canada; and C) an academic text dealing with the making of Canada and the Canadian mindset. Texts for slots B) and C) may be selected either from a list of recommended titles available from the examiner, or suggested by the student and approved in advance by the examiner .

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Independent work

Supervision available as necessary through individual consultations or by email.
Available throughout the academic year.

This is an independent study project, not a taught course.

Teaching language


Modes of study

Independent study (see the Content section above) + written examination.

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
By written examination. On the scale 5 (excellent), 4 (very good), 3 (good), 2 (satisfactory), 1 (pass), 0 (fail).

Study materials

Required reading: Robert Kroetsch: Alberta, pp. 1-50; list of other suggested titles available through the taught class The Making of Canada and from the examiner.

Further information

The NAMS program is available as a Minor to any degree student at Turun yliopisto or Åbo Akademi University.
All classes and study units in the NAMS program are also open to any student registered with Turun yliopisto for a degree or as a visiting international or exchange student.

Belongs to following study modules

Kieli- ja käännöstieteiden laitos
North American Studies (North American Studies)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Kieli- ja käännöstieteiden laitos