Refugee Lives: Violence, Culture and Identity
Examines how writers, artists and filmmakers represent the ways in which Palestinians, Syrians, Iraqis, Sudanese and Egyptians have become refugees and their adaptation strategies to new, harsh circumstances both in and outside the Arab world. Discusses government and non-governmental organizations that have worked with Arab refugees since 1948. Explores the role played by refugees in constructing national identity and consciousness. One course.