MAAS-534-01 Palestinian Culture & Society
Fall for 2017-2018
Tamari, Salim
This course will address contemporary Palestinian society and culture, focusing on the 20th and 21st centuries. It will begin by discussing the major issues of the Ottoman and British Mandate period relating to identity, nationalism, and colonialism. It will then focus on post-1948 Palestinian communities: those who stayed inside Israel, those in the West Bank and Gaza,
and those in the diaspora. The topics under study will include refugee status, social changes, social structures, cultural movements, resistance, education, and health.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
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