Jul 19, 2019  
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ENG 307 - English Travelers in the Middle East & Cross-Cultural Perceptions.


A sophomore course in the humanities or social sciences or consent of instructor. (3) GS.

Survey of encounters from the Renaissance to the present between English travelers and native Muslims, as well as individuals from other religious and ethnic groups in the Ottoman Empire, Morocco, Persia and the modern Middle East. Travel writing as an important branch of literary studies; how narrative strategies may further imperialist agendas or undermine them by representing encounters that are mutual, cooperative, respectful and potentially transformative. Also listed as MES 307 .



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