Undergraduate Module Descriptor
ARA3189: The Orientalist Debate
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics in the following order although precise content and order may vary.
Past Debates in Middle Eastern Studies
Intellectual sources of Orientalism
The Essence of the Arguments of Orientalism
The Counter Critique
Subaltern Studies and Post Colonialism
Orientalism in Art
Applications in Case Studies
Middle Eastern Studies in the 21st century
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled learning and teaching activities||22||11 x 2 hour classes. Students will need to complete all readings prior to class and be ready to participate. On some occasions students will be asked to make presentations.|
|Guided independent study||130||Reading and research.|
|Guided independent study||74||Completing assignments.|
|Guided independent study||74||Preparing for assessments.|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).