AMAS 215 - Introduction to Arab-American Studies
Winter 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS)
Department: LSA American Culture
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU, RE
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Students will explore questions such as: What are the historical circumstances that have shaped Arab immigration to the U.S.? Where do Arab Americans “fit” within the U.S.' racial classification system? What is anti-Arab racism? How has it shifted throughout Arab American history? How did September 11th impact Arab American communities? What are the cultural forms that Arab immigrants have inherited from their homelands and reproduced in the U.S.? What is the relationship between socioeconomic class and cultural identity among Arab Americans? How have Arab Americans used the arts for cultural and political expression? What is the significance of religious affiliation to Arab American identity formation? How has U.S. foreign policy impacted Arab American histories and experiences? This course explores questions such as these in an interdisciplinary context, focusing on anthropological, historical & literary materials. This course fulfills the Race and Ethnicity Requirement.

Schedule

AMAS 215 - Introduction to Arab-American Studies
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
37191
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Th 4:00PM - 7:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
37762
Closed
0
 
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Th 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
 In Person
37764
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Th 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
37766
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0
 
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Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM

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