Carnegie Mellon University

Topics in Arabic Media

Course Number: 82-411

Given the development and spread of new and multi-literacies around us today, the course focuses on reading and analyzing Arabic media sources to engage in discussions about current topics in our modern world. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to): Culture, politics, economy, environment, education, and linguistic diversity. While reading and writing will be mainly in Modern Standard Arabic, class discussions will be of a multidialectal and multilingual nature to encourage questioning, analyzing, and conceptualizing topics in various contexts.

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Units: 9, 12
Prerequisite(s): 82-312