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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Fall 2008

ARA 387 • CRITIQUES OF LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42190 TTh
12:30 PM-2:00 PM
NOA 1.110
AL-BATAL, M

Course Description

This course examines the writings of prominent twentieth-century Arab intellectuals on language and culture, including: Adonis, Taha Hussein, Hisham Sharabi, Abd al-Rahman Munif, Sadiq al-Azm, Muhammad Abid al-Jabiri, Ghada al-Samman, Sadiq al-Nayhum, and Salwa Bakr. To be conducted in Arabic.

Grading Policy

Well-prepared participation in class discussions 25% Weekly writing assignments 25% Short presentations 25% Research project presented orally and in writing 25%

Texts

Course materials on Blackboard.

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