ANT 379 Anthropology of the Middle East
This course satisfies upper division General Education synthesis requirements for Social Sciences (D4) and is a support course for the Digital Media Minor degree program in CLASS, as well as satisfying a requirement for Anthropology majors.
ANNOUNCEMENTS and useful information
NEW READING ASSIGNMENT IN MAKRIS: pp. 118-141, 154-173
ETHNIC NIGHT INVITATION - You are invited to a party at my house sponsored by the GAP clubs.
Field trip to Claremont mosque (Garey and Foothill) scheduled for Nov. 2, meet there at 1:00 p.m. Dress nicely. Women bring head cover like a scarf or wrap (not beanie, cap, etc.). You will have to take your shoes off in the mosque. Directions at http://islamicvalley.com/prod/entityView.php/t/09L/i/09L3FH
A panel discussion is being planned with some guests who are either Muslims or from the Middle East. More details forthcoming.
We will also have a guest speaker on the subject of literature in the Middle East Nov. 13th. She is Dr. Faiza Shereen.
Highly recommended event: International Festival Guest Speaker LAILA LALAMI, "Literature and Migration", Nov. 15, 1:104 International Center, 12:00-1:00. Pizza provided.
You will have a take-home final so that we can utilize the final exam period for oral reports and wrap-up discussion.
Subscribe to Middle East Report or order individual copies online at
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