ARAB - Arabic

ARAB401 Readings in Arabic Literature (3 Credits)

A survey of Modern Arabic literature is given through a range of selected texts. Texts are studied as literature with constant reference to the social, cultural and political contexts in which they were written. Taught in Arabic.

Prerequisite: ARAB305; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Restriction: Must not be a fluent/native speaker of Arabic.

ARAB402 Arabic English Translation (3 Credits)

In-depth practicum in translation from Arabic to English. Exploration of the complexities of translation as an exercise of textual interpretation and linguistic transformation.

Prerequisite: ARAB305; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Restriction: Must not be a fluent/native speaker of Arabic.

ARAB410 Ideology of Stereotyping: American and Middle Eastern Film and Television (3 Credits)

Exploration of cultural stereotyping, using examples from American and Middle Eastern cinema and television. Students will examine ideological constructs of Otherness and its history, including Orientalism; propaganda techniques; and audiovisual aspects of stereotyping. While the focus is on American and Middle Eastern cultural production, the course will engage broader issues of stereotyping in contemporary society and media. Readings include theories of propaganda and cultural ideology.

Credit Only Granted for: ARAB410, ARAB499B (2014 and 2015), ARAB499Q, FILM429Q.

Formerly: ARAB499Q.

ARAB489 Special Topics in Arabic Studies (3 Credits)

In-depth study of particular aspect of Arabic language and culture. Specific topics to be announced when course is offered. Taught in Arabic.

Prerequisite: ARAB305; or permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

ARAB499 Special Topics in Arabic Studies (3 Credits)

In-depth study of particular aspect of Arabic culture, literature and language. Specific topic to be announced when course is offered.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

ARAB628 Special Topics in Arabic Studies (3 Credits)

In-depth study of a particular aspect of Arabic Studies. Topics to be announced when course if offered. Taught in Arabic.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

ARAB638 Special Topics in Middle Eastern Studies (3 Credits)

In-depth study of a particular aspect of Middle Eastern Studies. Topic to be announced when course is offered. Taught in Arabic.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

ARAB788 Internship in Arabic (3-6 Credits)

Field and/or professional experience in a public or private institution where Arabic is the language of work.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

ARAB789 Independent Study in Arabic (1-3 Credits)

Independent study in Arabic. Taught in Arabic.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.