2016-2017 Catalog 
    
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2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WEST 4050 - From the Harem to the War Zone: Women Writers Encountering the Orient and Occident

3 Credits (Minimum) 3 Credits (Maximum)

Examines the connection between the harem and war zone by examining Ottoman, Egyptian, American, and British 19th and 20th century travel accounts, blogs, memoirs, and novels. Considers the ways in which these two zones differ or overlap over time and place, exploring the historical realities of colonialism, empire, nationalism, and modernity. Central themes include the imaginary, feminism, identity, dislocation, war, and urban encounters. Approved for LAS Humanities area and Global Awareness requirements. Approved for Compass Curriculum requirement: Writing Intensive. Meets with HIST 4050.



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