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240509 SE Femininity/ Masculinity: Case Studies from the Middle East (P3, P4) (2018W)

Continuous assessment of course work

Participation at first session is obligatory!


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 25 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 04.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Thursday 10.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Friday 11.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Thursday 17.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Friday 18.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Thursday 24.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock
Friday 25.01. 13:15 - 16:30 Hörsaal C, NIG 4. Stock


Aims, contents and method of the course

Course goals
This seminar will introduce students to key texts tackling gender relations and perceptions of femininity and masculinity. The regional focus will be on the wider Middle East

methodological approach
Based on obligatory reading material and case studies presented by seminar we will discuss the perception of femininity and masculinity from various angles.

English will be used as a means of communication

Assessment and permitted materials

Information on course requirements:
* active participation in course discussions, presentations etc.
* attendance in 80% of all courses (up to 3 units à 2 hours may be missed, that means you are allowed to not attend part of one of the presentation sessions)
* circulation of handout (1 2 pages) of own presentation to all course participants including instructor; handout must be sent 48 hours before the respective presentation (schedule of presentations will be sent out in due time by instructor)
* submission of written text (approx. 2500 words without bibliography (that is approx.12 pages in 12 fonds, one spaced), in English or German must be submitted by February 28th 2019 at the latest, Word count has to be written on front page of paper.
no extension of deadline possible

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Information on Grading:
Participation in class room discussions 10 %
On time circulation of handout 10 %
Paper Presentation 30 %
Final paper 50 %

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

Examination topics

Presentations, written papers, engagement in discussions

Reading list

Empfehlungen des / der Vortragenden
References/ Literature: Obligatory reading cf. moodle platform.
Additional key publications are available in the 'Handbibliothek', further list of references is provided on moodle platform

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:40