Topics in Arabic Literature
CAS LY 470
May be taken multiple times for credit as topics change. Readings and assignments in English; readings also available in Arabic. Topic for Fall 2015: From Page to Screen: Film Adaptations of Persian and Arabic Literature. In this course we explore film, and other media, adaptations of Arabic and Persian literature. Students examine competing theories of adaptation and the historical changes that have occurred in film production in the Arab world and Iran. Also offered as CAS CI 390 A1 and CAS XL 315 A1.