Alexandra Grieser

courses taught

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trinity College Dublin

Hillary Term 2014, undergraduate

"Approaches to the Study of Religion"

"Religion, Media and the Public Sphere"

 

University of Groningen, the Netherlands

Academic years 2010/11; 2011/12; 2012/13

"Religion and the Natural Sciences" (with Prof. K. v. Stuckrad) - Research Master

"Exploring Religion as a Cultural Force" - Honours College, all faculties

"Religious Pluralism in Europe" - BA

"History of the Study of Religion" - BA

 

Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich

Summer semester 2010

“Religious studies and history of science: basic concepts and problems”

Religion and violence. Basic positions of academic description“

Debating Club - Positions within the study of religions

 

Winter semester 2009/10

“From church hymns to Youtube”: Religion in media, religious media

Module: Theory and Methodology A: Introduction (3 hours)
 

Summer semester 2009

“Religion and science” – facets and history of their relations

Reading course “Religion and Science – Texts from classical antiquity to the present”

Introduction to the study of religion: theory, methods, history 3 h.p.w.

Religious studies colloquium: “Discourse analysis in religious studies” (with Prof. A. Koch)

 

Winter semester 2008/09

“Academic writing: a craft and/or inspiration?”

“Popularization of religion and religious studies”

Religious studies colloquium: new publications and debates (with Prof. Koch)
 

Summer semester 2008

Basic course in religious studies: theory, methods, history, 6 hours per week

Religious studies colloquium: discourses, new publications and the dialogue with neighbouring disciplines (with A. Koch, M. Brinkschröder)
 

Winter semester 2007/08

Introduction to the study of religion: theory, methods, history 6 h.p.w.

“Journalistic writing for students of religion”

Religious studies colloquium: “religious aesthetics and religious studies” (together with Prof. Koch)

 

Summer semester 2007

Introduction to the study of religion: theory, methods, history 6 h.p.w.

 

Winter semester 2006/07

“Spiritism in Europe in the 19th century”

“Religion and rhetoric: historical and systematic relations as part of a common history”

Religious studies colloquium: “iconic representation of religion” (with Prof. P. Bräunlein, Dr. A. Koch)

 

Summer semester 2006

Introduction to the study of religion: theory, methods, history 6 h.p.w. (with S. Gripentrog)
 

Winter semester 2005/06

“New paganism, esotericism and critique of religion: Fernando Pessoa as the modern man of letters”

“Belles lettres” as object of religious studies: problems and methods

Religious studies colloquium: literature and aesthetics

 

Summer semester 2005

Introduction to the study of religion: theory, methods, history 6 h.p.w.

 

Winter semester 2004/05

Introduction to the study of religion: theory, methods, history 3 h.p.w. (with Dr. Koch)

“Modern immortality” – Description of religious change from the persective of religious studies. Concepts of immortality from the Romantic period to the present
 

Summer semester 2004

Basic course in religious studies: theory, methods, history, 6 hours per week

 

University of Bremen

Winter semester 2003/2004

From “life force” to “biotech” - the concept of life and its role in modern religion
 

Summer semester 2003

“Peace through dialogue?” - communication ideals and their religious implications
 

Winter semester 2002/2003

“What makes religion plausible?” - rhetoric as a religious studies perspective

 

Summer semester 2002

“Longing for meaning” and “heretical imperative”? The description of modern religiosity in the work of P.L. Berger in terms of the sociology of knowledge.

 

Extraordinary / permanent courses

Colloquium for female Masters and PhD students in Philosophy and Religious Studies (with PD Dr. Schönwälder-Kuntze, Diversity Officer, Faculty of Philosophy, Theory of Science and Religious Studies, LMU, continuous 2007-2010).

Rhetoric and presentation - theory and practice for religious studies students. Block course, 2 days, continuous since 2002-2010.

Advanced Programme LMU-EXTRA : all day workshop on Rhetoric for advanced scholars, several dates, 2007. 

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