Nov 26, 2022  
College Catalog 2015-2016 
    
College Catalog 2015-2016 ARCHIVED CATALOG

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ANTH 215 - Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East


This area of the world has come to the forefront in global affairs, and this course is designed to give students the background knowledge and analytical tools to help them evaluate what is said about the Middle East. This course will provide an overview of the history, cultures and religions of the Middle East, including an introduction to the diversity of cultural forms to be found there; a review of the anthropological and social science literature on the area with a critical lens on gender, religion, geography, political organizations, and conflict; and an examination of representations of the area in a variety of media forms.

3 credits



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