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MESP 3104
Peoples and Cultures of the Middle East
Class hours: 4
Lab hours: 0
Semesters Available: Fall and Spring
Years Available: All
This course seeks to acquaint students to the variety of peoples and cultures found in the Middle East. Literature, music, dance, and food are integrated into the learning experience. Students also learn about pressing issues, from gender to war to economic development, that currently animate the many religious and political communities they visit. The course examines the basic structure of historical and contemporary societies and cultures with special emphasis on those found in Egypt, Jordan, Syria, and Turkey.



No programs require this course.
No courses require this as a prerequisite or corequisite.