ANT215: People & Cultures of Middle East

Class Program
Credits 3
This course is an overview of the cultures of the contemporary Middle East. Emphasis is placed on understanding the region’s cultural, social, political, and religious diversity. Popular and academic conceptions (and misconceptions) of the region are examined and a general history of the region is introduced in order to develop an anthropological perspective on the contemporary culture as observed in the villages, towns, cities, and nations of the region.
Semester Offered
Satisfies a Behavioral and Social Sciences general education requirement.