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240515 SE Orientalism re-visited (P4) (2019W)

Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

Participation at first session is obligatory!



max. 40 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Montag 07.10. 11:30 - 13:00 Seminarraum D, NIG 4. Stock
Mittwoch 08.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Hörsaal A, NIG 4.Stock
Dienstag 14.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Sitzungs-/Prüfungszimmer, NIG 4. Stock
Freitag 17.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Übungsraum (A414) NIG 4. Stock
Mittwoch 22.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum D, NIG 4. Stock
Freitag 24.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Übungsraum (A414) NIG 4. Stock
Montag 27.01. 09:45 - 13:00 Seminarraum A, NIG 4. Stock


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Lehrziel:course goal:
Using Ed. Said´s "Orientalism" and Macfie´s "Orientalism: a reader" as a starting point and more recent general and empirical studies the relevance of the concept of "orientalism" will be discussed.

Lehrinhalt und Methode/ Methodological approach:
Based on the collective reading of key publications (e.g. Ed. Said´s "Orientalism" and Macfie´s "Orientalism: a reader") the pro and cons of the concept of "orientalism" will be discussed. Next to general studies on the topic case studies will be analyzed.

This course will use different approaches: Next to inputs by lecturers, collective reading and discussion of key texts and other materials (e.g. videos), students will be required to prepare short presentations on specific topics.

English will be used as means of communication

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

* attendence in 80% of all courses (up to 3 units à 2 hours may be missed)
* active participation in course discussions
* reading of assignments (cf. obligatory reading list below)
* preparation of brief summaries of obligatory reading material (approx. 400 words each, English or German)
* on time submission of summaries of obligatory reading material (for specific dates of submission see extra handout to be distributed after first session)
* preparation of handout for own presentation (1 to 2 pages)
* circulation of handout of own presentation to all course participants including instructor; handout has to be sent 48 hours before the respective presentation
* submission of written paper via the KSA Info-Center only
Paper either in English or German - should cover approx. 4000 words without bibliography (12 fonts, one spaced)
Word count must be written on front page of paper.
Papers that are substantially longer than the 4000 word will not be accepted
Final deadline for paper submission will be February 29th, 2020. No extension will be granted!!!!

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

Participation in class room discussions 5 %
Quality and on time fulfilling of other requirements (summaries of
obligatory reading, handout of own presentation 15 %
Paper Presentation 20 %
Final paper 60 %

Sehr gut 100 % to 91 % of possible points
Gut 90 % to 76 % of possible points
Befriedigend 75 % to 61 % of possible points
Genügend 60 % to 51 % of possible points
Nicht genügend 50 % of possible points

The lecturer can invite students to a grade-relevant discussion about partial achievements. Partial achievements that are obtained by fraud or plagiarized result in the non-evaluation of the course (entry 'X' in certificate). From winter term 2019/20 the plagiarism software 'Turnitin' will be used for courses with continuous assessment.


Presentations, written papers, engagement in discussions


Key publications will be made available in the 'Handbibliothek', Further literature will be provided via a moodle platform

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mo 07.09.2020 15:21