The Middle East Now: Politics and Culture
Revolution, protest, youth movements, war, conflict, imperialism, occupation, neocolonialism, oil, terrorism, religion, Islamism, Zionism, media, social media, culture, creativity, art, music, film, literature, women, gender, and sexuality. From Morocco to Egypt to Palestine and Israel to Iraq and Iran to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf. A far reaching, but in depth exploration of the politics and culture of the Middle East today. One course.