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in-depth knowledge of the important debates surrounding Islam in contemporary Germany and the recent history of migration to Germany;
clear understanding of the major themes and events that have shaped the Muslim community and wider society;
confidence when engaging in discussion, debate and written presentation of the course’s key issues;
in-depth knowledge of suitable theoretical frameworks to explore ideas connected to identity and community;
critical and analytical thinking with regard to key concepts such Orientalism, cosmopolitanism, performativity and integration;
highly developed skills in literary and filmic analysis;
transferable skills for language-learning, further study and the world of work: IT, communication, organisation, argumentation, intercultural competences.
historical dimension and current status of Islam in Germany; Islamophobia and Orientalism; multiculturalism and cosmopolitanism; performativity and identity; gender; mysticism
|Student Effort Type
|Specified Learning Activities
|Autonomous Student Learning
|Seminar (or Webinar)
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
|Essay: End of module essay (5000 words)
|Coursework (End of Trimester)
|Assignment: Choice of poster or presentation
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
All students will receive written feedback from the module coordinator on their assignments, with the opportunity for face-to-face discussion too. All students will have the opportunity to submit plans/drafts for their assessments prior to submission, with a view to receiving written and/or face-to-face feedback from the module coordinator.