Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ARAM230: Gender, Sexuality and Violence in Palestine/Israel

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Violent epistemologies: Representing 'conflict' in Palestine/Israel
  • Gender, sexuality & settler colonialism
  • Approaching violence
  • Bodies, borders, space & place
  • Power, control & resistance
  • Memory, emotion & futurity
  • Workshop: Activism & transformation
  • Workshop: Decolonisation as praxis
  • Reflection & restoration
  • Critical pedagogies & project-based learning


Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity2211 x 2hour lecture and tutorial, OR seminars
Guided Independent Study55Weekly reading (5 hours per week)
Guided Independent Study15Class/seminar preparation (including researching and posting news forums links)
Guided Independent Study29Project (19 hours researching/coordinating, 10 hours writing/preparing presentation)
Guided Independent Study29Reflective diary (19 hours reading, 10 hours writing)

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

Other Learning Resources

Videos/films, TV programmes, online materials (news sites, blogs, social media), images, podcasts, play scripts, music, memoirs.