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Fall 2020 Middle East UN3920 section 001
CONTEMP CULTURE IN ARAB WORLD
CONTEMP CULTURE ARAB WORLD

Call Number 12551
Day & Time
Location
W 10:10am-12:00pm
ONLINE ONLY
Points 3
Grading Mode Standard
Approvals Required None
Instructor Joseph A Massad
Type SEMINAR
Method of Instruction On-Line Only
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 13 students (24 max) as of 8:06PM Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Subject Middle East
Number UN3920
Section 001
Division Interfaculty
Campus Morningside
Note Open to juniors/seniors; others need instructor permission
Section key 20203MDES3920W001

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