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Unit of study_

Visions of Contemporary Arab Cultures (ARBC1652)

This unit examines contemporary Arab cultural productions. It covers the period from the nahdah (Arab renaissance in the XIX century) until today. Main themes include: Arab modernity and the birth of the novel; representation of otherness in Arabic literature; political dissidence and creative writing; visual arts, cinema, music, and popular culture.

Classes
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x10min tutorial presentation (25%), 1x2500wd research project (40%), 1x1000wd reportage (25%), participation (10%)

Prohibitions

ARIS1672

Details

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Arabic Languages and Cultures
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Census dates shows the latest date to cancel out of a unit*
HECS Band: 1
Courses that offer this unit

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