Anthropology of the Modern Middle East and North Africa

ANTH 413
  • Quarters: Spring
  • General Education Requirements: I&S

Presents an anthropological perspective on social/cultural aspects of contemporary Middle East and North Africa. Explores how anthropologists examine key issues in region including identity, politics, economics, religion, and conflict. Considers how ethnographic representations challenge assumptions about people’s politics of region and elucidate contemporary manifestations of local, national, regional, and global power.