Advanced Arabic: Tales of the City

ARAB 0700 S01 [CRN: 14937]

The Arab city, current site of a major political upheaval, is the central theme of this integrated-skill language and culture course. Images of cities, as multifaceted as the people who inhabit them, animate cinema screens and daily news reports, inspire masters of writing, artists, and musicians, arouse political activism. By engaging the complex representation of the urban theme in contemporary discursive and art forms, this course will enhance students' understanding of the dynamics of urban politics and culture in the Middle East, while building a content-specific lexicon and advanced communicative ability. Prerequisite: ARAB 0600, or an equivalent. Enrollment limited to 12.
Term
Fall 2014
Credit Hours
1.0
Maximum Enrollment
12
Primary Instructor
Meetings
12:00 am - 1:30 pm Mon, Wed - from Sep 3, 2014 to Dec 20, 2014
Exam Group Code
12 (Dec 16, 2014 9:00am)