Jul 17, 2019  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue [Archived Catalogue]

LAPI 824 - “orientalism”: 19th Century European Eyes on the Middle E.

3 credits
“The ‘Orient’ (the land and its peoples included in the Ottoman Empire in the Near East, North Africa, Egypt, Palestine, and the Arabian peninsula) as seen by 19th century European travelers, artists, poets, adventures, wayfarers, do-gooders, soldiers, and colonial officials; i.e., ‘outsiders’ in cultures they observed, imagined, marveled at, or exploited - sometimes all of them simultaneously - in their art. The history and culture of 19th century colonial expansion is studied as is the modern discourse surrounding it.”

Prerequisites LACR*210

Student must have completed the 1st semester of their Sophomore year (45 credits).