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Spring 2014 Credit Courses: Culture/Language

Middle Eastern Cultures: Texts and Films
Explores the various cultures, geography, and history of the Middle East, including Turkey, Iran, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Israel. Some time is also devoted to minorities within a larger context. The selected texts and films raise awareness of human rights issues as well as the political, ethnic, and national complexities of the region. Both fiction and nonfiction works are used.
AHU3020.45 / 4 credits
AHU9020.45 / noncredit option / $625
Michael Taub
Tues., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Jan. 28–May 13
Room: Refer to the online schedule

The Mediterranean Origins of Western Culture
Examines the main historical events in the Mediterranean area from late antiquity through the Renaissance. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam were born here, and the diverse peoples and cultures around its shores competed for intellectual and political dominance. These interactions resulted in the legacy of beliefs and institutions at the core of Western culture, including some issues still unresolved today.
AHU3025.45 / 4 credits
AHU9025.45 / noncredit option / $625
Joseph Verdicchio
Mon., 6:30–9:50 p.m.
Jan. 27–May 12
Room: Refer to the online schedule

Posted Sept. 19, 2013

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