43.443 'Foreigners' of the Middle East

'Foreigners' of the Middle East

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 38524
Status Active

This class focuses on how societies organize difference, looking at the relationships between national, ethnic, religious, racial, gender and /or socio-economic affiliations in creating and concretizing foreignness and minorities in the Arab Middle East and today's Turkey and Iran during the late Ottoman and colonial eras. This class includes engagement with historical sources, movies, memoirs and more, and requires several short papers and one longer term paper and presentation.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 43.106 The Modern World, or 43.108 World Civilization II.