ARB 330 - The Arab Spring: Portraits of the Popular Uprisings in North Africa and the Middle East (In Translation)
This course provides a deep analysis of the popular uprisings that shook Tunisia and neighboring countries in what came to be known as the “Arab Spring.” We will pay particular attention to youth, their frustrations, insecurities, and challenges. Through selected ethnographies, articles and films, we will explore topics including: cyber/community activism, cultural production, migration, and human mobility. (The course is taught in English)
Satisfies Anthropology major requirement.