2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Nov 26, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog
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HIST 4050 - From the Harem to the War Zone

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 Global Awareness requirement. Approved for Compass Curriculum requirement: Writing Intensive. Meets with WEST 4050.



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