ARAB 480
Dangerous Narratives: Interpretations of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Last Offered Fall 2012
Division II Writing Skills Exploring Diversity Initiative
Cross-listed ARAB 480 / HIST 480
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

This tutorial addresses the powerful, competing, and bitterly contested historical narratives that underpin the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Both Israelis and Palestinians appeal to history to legitimize their territorial claims and to justify contemporary action. Special attention will be paid to the interpretations of key historical moments , especially the 1948 and 1967 wars, and on the contrasting views of some of the core issues of the conflict (Jerusalem, refugees, settlements, terrorism).
The Class: Format: tutorial
Limit: 10
Expected: 10
Class#: 1470
Grading: OPG
Requirements/Evaluation: 5- to 7-page essays or 2-page critiques due each week and a final report (3-4 pages) at the end of the semester
Extra Info 2: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: History majors as well as Arabic Studies and Jewish Studies majors
Distributions: Division II Writing Skills Exploring Diversity Initiative
Notes: meets Division 2 requirement if registration is under ARAB
This course is cross-listed and the prefixes carry the following divisional credit:
ARAB 480 Division II HIST 480 Division II
Attributes: ARAB Arabic Studies Electives
HIST Group E Electives - Middle East
INST Middle Eastern Studies Electives
JWST Core Electives

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  • ARAB 480 - TUT Dangerous Narratives
    ARAB 480 TUT Dangerous Narratives
    Division II Writing Skills Exploring Diversity Initiative
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