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  1. Week 1. Violent epistemologies: Representing 'conflict' in Palestine/Israel 10 items
    1. Required reading/viewing: [in class] 1 item
    2. Recommended reading/listening/viewing on knowledge production: 9 items
      1. The idea of Israel: a history of power and knowledge - Ilan Pappé 2014

        Book 

      2. The question of Palestine - Edward W. Said 1980

        Book 

  2. Week 2. Critical optic I: Gender, sexuality & settler colonialism 24 items
    1. Required reading & preparation: 3 items
    2. Recommended reading: 21 items
      1. Settler colonialism: A theoretical overview - Lorenzo Veracini 2010 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  3. Week 3. Critical optic II: Approaching violence 23 items
    1. Required reading/listening & preparation: 4 items
      1. Photo Op - This American Life - Nancy Updike 2013

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Recommended reading/listening: 19 items
      1. Homo sacer: sovereign power and bare life - Giorgio Agamben 1998

        Book 

      2. On violence - Hannah Arendt 1970

        Book 

      3. On suicide bombing - Talal Asad 2007

        Book 

      4. Violence and subjectivity - Veena Das, Arthur Kleinman, Mamphela Ramphele, Pamela Reynolds 2000

        Book 

      5. Victims, perpetrators or actors?: gender, armed conflict and political violence - Caroline Moser, Fiona Clark 2005

        Book 

      6. Violence in war and peace - Nancy Scheper-Hughes, Philippe I. Bourgois 2004

        Book 

      7. Mothers, monsters, whores: women's violence in global politics - Laura Sjoberg, Caron E. Gentry 2007

        Book 

  4. Week 4. Introducing project-based learning 16 items
    1. Required reading: 3 items
    2. Recommended reading/viewing: 13 items
  5. Week 5. Bodies, borders, space & place 37 items
    1. Required reading: 4 items
    2. Recommended reading on bodies/embodiment: 23 items
      1. Unheroic conduct: the rise of heterosexuality and the invention of the Jewish man - Daniel Boyarin 1997

        Book 

      2. Feminist theory and the body: a reader - Janet Price, Margrit Shildrick 1999

        Book 

      3. Body images: embodiment as intercorporeality - Gail Weiss 1999

        Book 

      4. The chosen body: the politics of the body in Israeli society - Meira Weiss 2002

        Book 

    3. Recommended reading on space/place/belonging: 10 items
      1. Israel's occupation - Neve Gordon 2008

        Book  Chapters 1 and 8

      2. Cosmopolitanism and the geographies of freedom - David Harvey 2009

        Book 

      3. The production of space - Henri Lefebvre 1991

        Book 

      4. Hollow land: Israel's architecture of occupation - Eyal Weizman 2007

        Book 

  6. Week 6. Power, control & resistance 40 items
    1. Required reading/viewing & preparation: 5 items
      1. Breaking the Silence - Video Testimonies

        Webpage  Please watch at least three video narratives from Breaking the Silence

      2. 'We teach life, sir' - Rafeef Ziadah 2011

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Recommended reading/viewing: 35 items
      1. Power: a radical view - Steven Lukes 2005 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  7. Week 7. Time, memory & emotion 33 items
    1. Required reading/viewing: 5 items
      1. Measures of Distance - Mona Hatoum 1988

        Audio-visual document 

      2. A Space Exodus - Larissa Sansour 2011

        Audio-visual document 

    2. Recommended reading/viewing: 28 items
      1. The Affect theory reader - Melissa Gregg, Gregory J. Seigworth 2010

        Book 

      2. In a queer time and place: transgender bodies, subcultural lives - Judith Halberstam 2005

        Book 

      3. 'The Gender of Nakba Memory' [in] Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the claims of memory - Isabelle Humphries, Laleh Khalili 2007

        Chapter 

      4. Taboo memories, diasporic voices - Ella Shohat 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  8. Week 8. Student presentations 0 items
  9. Week 9. Workshop I 0 items
  10. Week 10. Workshop II 0 items
  11. Week 11. Final presentations (optional) 0 items
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