A transcultural introduction to knowledge, belief, and religion

Course Type: Lecture
Study Focus: KBR
Term: Spring

Teacher: Patrick Stanley Dannis, MCCARTNEY
Course Code: JK09003

This course takes a transcultural approach to explore the Humanities and ways of understanding our worlds and our places in them.


There are different ways to cultivate knowledge, be inspired, and transform ourselves,
as well as understand what it means to be human.


Course Information

Module: Focus 1 – Foundations
CATS Requirements: MA 1st year or above.

Day/Period: Wed/3
Location: Sem. 2
Credits: 2


Course Goals

This introductory course covers key areas of the Humanities through a transcultural perspective.
The course provides an understanding of what constitutes the Humanities and how a transcultural approach to the multi-dimensional flow of ideas and information adds value to our ability to understand and operate within the world.
It enables students to consider why an education in the Humanities is important.
It enables students to apply these newfound skills in critical thinking in the real world through an applied approach to problem identification and solving.

Course Schedule and Evaluation

For a detailed course schedule, please visit KULASIS or the PandA eLearning platform.

Evaluation is based on regular assignments (short reports: total = 7), class performance and class attendance.