Fall 2023 Middle East UN3920 section 001

CONTEMP CULTURE IN ARAB WORLD

CONTEMP CULTURE IN ARAB W

Call Number 10668
Day & Time
Location
W 4:10pm-6:00pm
208 Knox Hall
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Joseph A Massad
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction In-Person
Course Description

This seminar, designed for seniors, aims to acquaint students with the notion and theoretical understanding of culture and to introduce them to a critical method by which they can study and appreciate contemporary culture in the Arab World. The seminar will survey examples of written and cinematic culture (fiction and autobiography), as well as music, dance, and literary criticism in the contemporary Arab world. Students will be reading novels, autobioghraphies and literary criticism, as well as watch films and listen to music as part of the syllabus. All material will be in translation. Films will be subtitled. Songs will be in Arabic.

Web Site Vergil
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 7 students (24 max) as of 5:08PM Sunday, July 14, 2024
Subject Middle East
Number UN3920
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Note Class is open to Juniors and Seniors only.
Section key 20233MDES3920W001