This unit examines Arab cities in terms of their social, historical, linguistic, religious, and cultural composition. It explores the cities through literature, music, visual arts, and popular culture. Arabic will be the means to the exploration and subject of the investigation in itself.
2x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
2x750wd written reflections (30%), 4x125wd homework assignments (15%), 1x1000wd group project (20%), 2x250wd cultural portfolio (5%), 2x500wd presentations (20%), class participation (10%)