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Spring '21 Course Promo: Arab & Muslim Experiences in the US

GWST245/AMST245 - Dr. Mejdulene Shomali

October 16, 2020 2:10 PM
This course introduces students to Arab and Muslim experiences in the U.S. via the study of literature, film, and music created by Arab and Muslim Americans. The artist featured in our thumbnail is @theunapologesticstreetseries.

The class meets MW 1-2:15pm and will be taught by Dr. Mejdulene Shomali.

GEP requirements: AH/C

GWST Majors: Meets RoE, Representations as/in Culture elective

Course Description
This course introduces students to Arab and Muslim experiences in the U.S. via the study of literature, film, and art created by Arab and Muslim Americans. The course takes a historical approach and looks at texts that concern major historical events in Arab and Muslim American history. It will discuss how Arab and Muslim artists and writers are responding to and refusing racism and Orientalism while challenging gendered, sexual, and cultural norms within their communities. Recommended Preparation GWST 100 or AMST 200 or GLBL 100 

This course is crosslisted with AMST245.
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