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Fall 2014 Middle East W3920 section 001
CONTEMP CULTURE IN ARAB WORLD

Call Number 67583
Day & Time
Location
W 4:10pm-6:00pm
To be announced
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Joseph A Massad
Type SEMINAR
Course Description Prerequisites: Instructor Permission 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 CourseWorks
Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 13 students (24 max) as of 11:51PM Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Subject Middle East
Number W3920
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Science, School of Continuing Education, Global Programs, International and Public Affairs
Campus Morningside
Section key 20143MDES3920W001

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