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Arabic with Middle Eastern and North African Studies IV

The course contains fourth semester studies in Arabic with a focus on Middle Eastern and North African studies.

In this course, the student deepens the knowledge of Arabic by reading and analyzing modern Arabic texts. In-depth practice is also given in speaking and writing in modern standard Arabic.

The course also includes studies of the Middle East's media landscape and provides a gender studies perspective on the Middle East and North Africa.

  • Course structure

    The course consists of four modules.

     

    Modules

    1. Text reading III, 7.5 credits (ECTS)
    2. Language Proficiency IV, 7.5 credits (ECTS)
    3. Media and change in the Middle East, 7.5 credits (ECTS)
    4. Gender and feminism in the Middle East, 7.5 credits (ECTS)

    For full information about the modules see the Swedish course page.

    Teaching format

    The teaching consists of lectures and seminars.

    Attendance at all classes is mandatory.

    Course planning and resources

    Course information, details and the literature list for S22 can be found in the learning platform Athena.
    Media and change in the Middle East, 7.5 credits (ECTS): Athena
    Gender and feminism in the Middle East, 7.5 credits (ECTS): Athena

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

    Assessment

    Text reading III, 7.5 credits is examined by two written assignments. 

    Language Proficiency IV, 7.5 credits (ECTS) is examined by written and oral assignments.

    Media and change in the Middle East, 7.5 credits (ECTS) and Gender and feminism in the Middle East, 7.5 credits (ECTS) are examied ny written assignments.

    The principles for the examinations are stated in the grading criteria.

    Examiner

    Full course: Astrid Ottosson al-Bitar
    Text reading III: Astrid Ottosson al-Bitar
    Language Proficiency IV: Tania al-Saadi
    Media and change in the Middle East: Elena Chiti
    4. Gender and feminism in the Middle East: Elena Chiti

  • 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.
  • 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