The Middle East: From Facebook to Film


Studying the Middle East through the lens of popular culture, with a focus on the cultural changes of the digital era. Focus on social media, film, graphic novels, amateur cameras. Studies how popular cultural forms relate to concurrent political and historical processes. Themes include: digital media and society, state violence and terrorism, human rights, sexuality and youth culture.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
  • SS
Cross-Listed As
  • AMES 215S
  • ICS 417S
  • VMS 417S
Typically Offered