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Fall 2014 Middle East W3920 section 001

Call Number 67583
Day & Time
W 4:10pm-6:00pm
201D Philosophy Hall
Points 3
Approvals Required None
Instructor Joseph A Massad
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.
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Department Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies
Enrollment 15 students (24 max) as of 1:19AM Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Subject Middle East
Number W3920
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Open To Barnard, Columbia College, Engineering and Applied Science: Undergraduate, General Studies
Campus Morningside
Section key 20143MDES3920W001

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