Courses

Fall 2018

Arabia Imagined

, 4 pts, UN3933

ARABIA IMAGINED

This course explores Arabia as a global phenomenon. It is organized around primary texts read in English translation. The site of the revelation of the Quran and the location of the sacred precincts of Islam, Arabia is the destination of pilgrimage and the direction of prayer for Muslims worldwide. It also is the locus of cultural expression ranging from the literature of the 1001 Nights to the broadcasts of Al Jazeera. We begin with themes of contemporary youth culture and political movements associated with the Arab Spring. Seminar paper.

Section Number
001
Call Number
14692
Day, Time & Location
M 10:10am-12:00pm 963 EXT Schermerhorn Hall [SCH]
Instructor
Brinkley Messick