COLT 0711K Arab Voices beyond the Middle East: Cultural Encounters in Europe and the Americas
Mon., Wed., Fri., 10:00 – 10:50 a.m. Smith-Buonanno Hall G12
Professor: Gregory Halaby
This course introduces students to literature by Arabs writing outside of their country of origin and in relation to a new cultural landscape, in the US, Britain, Canada, and Brazil. We will explore, through poems, short stories, novels, films, and music, the themes of exile, assimilation, gender, sexuality and war in transnational and transcultural contexts. Authors include: Rawi Haje, Etel Adnan, Rabih Alameddine, Ahdaf Sueif, and Saad Elkhadem.