BACanadian Society and Culture

Credit points: 3
Contact hours: 60
Type: Practical Classes


Vesna Lazović , PhD

Course Description

Aims and Specific Competences:

  • Becoming familiar with Canadian culture in the light of Canadian society and history
  • Developing reading, writing, listening and oral communication skills

Course Description:

A thorough introduction to various realms of Canadian culture (including language, history, multiculturalism, film, music and literature)

Course Literature:

  • Adams Richards, David. A Lad From Brantford and Other Essays. Fredericton: Broken Jaw Press, 1994. Selected chapters: 62-67, 71-77, 86-93, 94-101.
  • Griffiths, Rudyard, ed. Great Questions of Canada. Toronto: Stoddart Pub., 2000.
  • Morton, Desmond. A Short History of Canada. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Inc., 1997.
  • Ralston Saul, John. Reflections of a Siamese Twin: Canada at the End of the 20th Century. Toronto: Viking, 1997. Selected chapters: 3-16, 81-101, 121-127, 499-508.


The final mark is comprised of the following: test, written assignment and oral presentation.

Grading scale of 6-10 (pass) and 1-5 (fail), in accordance with the Statutes of the University of Ljubljana and with the examination system of the Faculty of Arts.