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ARAB 3203 - [Arab Society and Culture]

(GB) (ALC-AS, CA-AS) (CU-ITL)     
Spring. Not offered: 2022-2023. Next offered: 2023-2024. 4 credits. Student option grading.

A. Shahda.

In this course students are introduced to different aspects of Arab society in modern times. Topics include family, religion, marriage, divorce, gender relations, refugees, minorities, civil conflict, human rights, the effects of Western colonialism, the Palestine issue, and the relationships of the Arab world with other countries, particularly the United States and Europe.  Students will prepare an assigned article ahead of time on which a class discussion will be based. They will then write a composition based on that discussion.

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