|Day & Time
208 Knox Hall
|Instructor||Joseph A Massad|
|Method of Instruction||In-Person|
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.
|Department||Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies|
|Enrollment||7 students (24 max) as of 7:05PM Monday, September 25, 2023|
|Note||Class is open to Juniors and Seniors only.|