The Arab Spring (taught in English) Arab Culture and History
This course, taught in English, covers contemporary events and issues in the Arab world. Students learn about the uprisings that began on December 18, 2010. The course covers the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, the civil war in Libya and uprisings in Bahrain, Syria and Yemen. Intended as an overview for students of Arabic, this course is also open to individuals not engaged in language study.