Contemporary Egyptian Society is a one semester course, designed for students with the equivalent of two years study of Arabic. This course will explore the cultural history of modern Egypt. Through the study of politics, religion, art, language, and culture, the course will concentrate on societal changes that have occurred in Egypt during the last fifty years and the challenges that remain. The course is conducted entirely in Arabic.
Satisfies a minor requirement in Arabic; cultural diversity requirement; Asian Studies Interdiciplinary Minor and International Studies Interdiciplinary Minor (Middle East sections); and Communication Studies Interdiciplinary Minor.
Prerequisite ARB 202 or permission of instructor. (Fall 2014.)