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Theory and Method in Arab Studies - ARBC4113

This unit examines the scholarly debates that have happened in the fields of Arab, Islamic and Middle East Studies from the emergence of the criticism of Orientalism in the late 1970s until today. The epistemological debates occurred within the Arab intellectual and cultural spheres will be examined, and the critical and theoretical contribution of Arab intellectuals to the arts and social sciences will be surveyed. In both seminar discussion and individual projects, students will examine case studies that will prepare them to critically engage with their research topic.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
1x 1500wd commenatary piece (25%), 1x 1500wd presentation (25%), 1x 3000wd research paper (50%)

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Arabic Languages and Cultures
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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