ANT-103 Anthropology of the Middle East

This course is an introduction to the anthropological literature on peoples and cultures of the Middle East. Some of the major themes examined include: kinship, marriage, ethnic and religious minority groups, Islam, gender, mass media, nationalism, and politics. Special attention will be paid to the effects of the colonial period and modernization and to the increased economic and strategic significance of this region to the Western World. Lecture [3.00].



Syllabus for this course.