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Topics in Arabic Language and Culture: The West in the Writings of Arab Travelers and Intellectuals

ARA 404

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Conducted entirely in Arabic, this course will explore the ways in which Arab travelers and intellectuals have struggled to make sense of Europe and the people who live there, in both the medieval and modern eras. We will start first with more modern texts, and move back in time toward the 10th century. Students will offer weekly responses to the readings, and prepare a final project on a text of their own choosing.
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Section C01

  • Type: Class
  • Section: C01
  • Status: O
  • Enrollment: 4
  • Capacity: 12
  • Class Number: 40411
  • Schedule: TTh 11:00 AM-12:20 PM