HIST 6666

HIST 6666

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This reading seminar will explore the expansion and influence of mass media in the Middle East from the late nineteenth to the turn of the twenty-first century.  We will examine how the intersection of popular music, theater, poetry, film, and satellite television shaped culture, ideology, and identities in the modern Middle East.  Topics we will consider include contested media representations of "modernity," gender, and evolving cultural, religious, national, and transnational identities.  Although this seminar focuses upon the Middle East, it aims to locate the region within a larger global context.

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 4666NES 4666NES 6666

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16578HIST 6666  SEM 101