Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ARA3200: Gender, Sexuality and Violence in Palestine/Israel

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 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:

Gender, Sexuality & Settler Colonialism

Gendering Political Violence

Nationalism & the Construction of Collective Identities

Borders, Boundaries & the Politics of Space

Displacement & Diaspora

Embodiment: Experiences of Control & Carcerality

The Politics of Everyday Life: Normalcy &‘Getting By’

Feminist Praxis & Women’s Activism

Queer Politics: Pinkwashing & Homonationalism

Resistance: From Ordinary Actions to Popular Protest

Anti-colonial Politics & De-colonial Projects

Toward New Political Futures: Imagination and Cultural Production

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 Activity27.5Classroom hours (11 x 2.5-hour seminars)
Guided Independent Study55Weekly reading 5 hours per week
Guided Independent Study12.5Class/seminar preparation (including researching and posting news forums links)
Guided Independent Study28.5Project (18.5 hours researching/coordinating, 10 hours writing/preparing presentation)
Guided Independent Study26.5Essay (16.5 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.