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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.

2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

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




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

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
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