MIDEAST 218 - Armenia: Culture and Ethnicity
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Middle East Studies (MIDEAST)
Department: LSA Near Eastern Studies
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
WorldLit
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will explore various aspects of the Christian Armenian identity, from the earliest times to the 2010s, against an historical and political background, with a greater emphasis on the more modern times. It will highlight the formation of the Armenian self-image; its principal features (political, religious, cultural); and its historical evolution in a multi-religious and multi-national region that has undergone territorial and cultural transformations and has experienced many conflicts, at times deadly, resulting from the clash of national-ethnic identities and aspirations, governed and driven by oppression, distrust, religious and cultural intolerance, and aggressive political designs to name but a few.

Course Requirements:

Students will be required to write two term papers 5-7 pages each, and two 5-7 page-long papers for the take-home finals.

Intended Audience:

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Class Format:

There will be class discussions.

MIDEAST 218 - Armenia: Culture and Ethnicity
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001 (LEC)
P
29155
Open
12
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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