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Romani Chib and Roman Culture , 15 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Language and culture - SKI
  COURSE CODE   762G03
On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- describe the language Romani chib, its history, dialects and present-day usage
- relate words and expressions in the Romani chib to the culture of Romani speakers
- analyse chosen texts in Romani chib
- present the importance of linguistic and cultural expressions in identity creating processes with special emphasis on the role of music
- present the importance of history and historiography for Romani culture.
The aim of the course is that the student should acquire knowledge of the language Romani chib and Roman culture. The course covers:

- The living language, knowing a language, spoken language, written language, language contact, contact language
- Linguistic description of Romani chib: morphology, phonetics, grammar
- Dialects/varieties of Romani chib.
- Material culture and the language
- Language in use: examples from Swedish Romani, Arli, Lovari, Kale, Kelderash.
- Cultural and linguistic expressions in identity creating processes on individual and group level
- Male and female in Romani chib and Roman culture
- The role of music in identity creating processes on individual and group level
- History and historiography of Romani chib and Roman culture.
The course takes the form of lectures and seminars that require active participation of the student. Student's participation requires studies of literature and preparations before discussions with another course participant.
The course is examined continuously with written assignments and in the form of individual, independent project work with a specialisation that is decided in consultation with the course coordinator. The project work should be presented in oral and written form.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Romani Chib and Roman Culture
Romani chib och romsk kultur
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2009-00139   Course Code: 762G03      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Language and culture - SKI          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G1X   Basic level     SKI   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2009-04-27