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Arabic with Middle Eastern and North African Studies V

Semester five in Arabic with Middle Eastern and North African Studies.

The course consists of reading and making a literary analysis of modern Arabic literature. In this course you can choose between doing an internship, a field study or take the course Middle Eastern and North African Politics and Economy.

  • Course structure

    The course contains of three modules where one module is electable.

    Modules

    Text Analysis: Literary Texts, 7.5 credits
    In this module, the student deepens his or her knowledge of reading and analyzing fiction in modern standard Arabic. The course deals with Arabic literature based on a specific theme and provides knowledge of the selected authors, genre and context.
    The student also acquires knowledge of basic literary theory and method and is given an introduction to classical Arabic.


    Text Analysis: Factual Prose, 7.5 credits
    In this module, the student deepens his or her knowledge of reading and analyzing non-fiction in modern standard Arabic. The course addresses a current theme through reading and analyzing a selection of Arabic sources.

    Electable course (in consultation with Director of Studies):
    Middle Eastern and North African politics and economy, 15 credits
    Placement, 15 credits
    Field Study, 15 credits

    Electable courses within the Bachelor's programme:
    Studies abroad, 30 credits
    Studies abroad, 15 credits + electable courses, 15 credits: Placement, Field Study, Advanced language studies (Text Analysis Courses), Middle Eastern and North African politics and economy. Placement, 15 credits + Field Study, 15 credits

    Teaching format

    Lectures and seminars. Attendance is mandatory.

    Course details and resources

    Course information, details and literature list can be found in the learning platform Athena närmare kursstart.

    Please note that only registered students have access to downloadable resources as a PDF document in Athena.

    Assessment

    The text modules are examined through written assignments.

    For the module Internship, 15hp, the following applies: A certificate from the supervisor at the internship, where the main tasks and the student's presence are stated.

    For the module Field Study, 15 credits, the following applies: Certificate from the supervisor in the field where it is stated that the student has completed the field study.

    Examiner

    Text Analysis: Literary Texts, 7.5 credits: Tania al-Saadi
    Text Analysis: Factual Prose, 7.5 credits: Astrid Ottosson al-Bitar

    Electable course (in consultation with Director of Studies):
    Middle Eastern and North African politics and economy, 15 credits: Elena Chiti
    Placement, 15 credits: Martin Säfström
    Field Study, 15 credits: Elie Wardini

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    The course literature can be found in the learning platform:

    Athena (link is being updated)

    The course literature for Middle Eastern and North African Politics and Economy:

    Athena (link is being updated)

  • Contact

    Do you have questions about the courses in Middle Eastern and North Africa's Languages and Cultures?

    Student Councelor:
    studievagledare.asien@su.se

    Director of Studies:
    Martin Säfström
    Room 104, Kräftriket 4B
    Phone: 08-16 29 43