ENGH 362: Global Voices

ENGH 362-001: Middle East Media & Screen Cultures
(Spring 2024)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM T

Horizon Hall 5018

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Section Information for Spring 2024

Middle East Media and Screen Cultures
This course introduces key concepts in the study of film and media from the Middle East, and examines the cultural and political contexts that have given shape to a range of historical and contemporary voices. Rather than a comprehensive survey of the varied cultural forms from the region, the course will highlight key issues and critical debates that open onto that wider field. Our course will focus on cinema as an object of study, and tends towards the Arab region. This class does not assume or require prior knowledge of film and media studies or Middle East studies.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Studies two cultures other than contemporary British or American culture through exploration of several textual forms such as written literature, oral literature, film, folklore, or popular culture. Specific cultures vary, but at least one is non- Western. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the degree.
Mason Core: Global Understanding
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: Satisfaction of University requirements in 100-level English and in Mason Core literature.
Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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