HI6089 Insular Encounters with the Wider World

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HI6089 Insular Encounters with the Wider World

5 credits.

The module examines actual and virtual Insular encounters with real and imagined peoples and places, focusing on the exotic and sacred. It involves close reading of selected sources, textual and visual, exploring the Insular experience of the wider known world and other worlds beyond; analysis of Insular narratives and visual images, including maps, concerned with mission, pilgrimage, journeys, voyages of discovery and other encounters.

Module coordinator: Dr Damian Bracken.